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  • The Streak survives criticism, M's brawl

    Twelfth of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. Just as Cal Ripken always had avoided serious injuries, he also was immune to criticism. But that changed in 1993. The season ended with his consecutive-games streak alive, but not...
  • Maker of magical moments leaves imprint for all time

    Like everyone else, Mike Flanagan carries a moment, a flash that offers an indelible impression of Cal Ripken, his former teammate who grew to become, as Ripken's younger brother Bill liked to say, "the biggest man in the game." The moment was Aug. 9, 51...
  • Inside the Browns deal

    As the Gulfstream jet lifted off the runway on its secret mission, Cleveland Stadium came briefly into view. Scattered among the plane's leather-upholstered seats were four men who knew the stadium better than the masons who built it: Browns owner Art...
  • Eddie Murray: homers to remember

    June 23, 1979: One night after Doug DeCinces' ninth-inning homer stunned Detroit and started "Orioles magic," Murray kept it going in the opener of a doubleheader. Trailing by a run in the ninth inning, the Orioles put two on with one out for Murray,...
  • 500th is spontaneous joy to O's

    The Orioles front office planned the festivities surrounding Eddie Murray's 500th home run a month ago; from the streamers at first base, to the video clips on the scoreboard, to the graphics of Murray's face on the scoreboard. The players, coaches and...
  • Murray hits No. 500

    Eddie Murray's timing was impeccable. On the one-year anniversary of Cal Ripken's historic 2,131st consecutive game, Murray launched his 500th home run and became only the third player in baseball history to reach both 500 homers and 3,000 hits. Murray...
  • Ken Rosenthal: Sun archives: Tyler hasn't missed a pitch from his perch in 31 years

    Ken Rosenthal: Sun archives: Tyler hasn't missed a pitch from his perch in 31 years
    Cal Ripken Jr. has played 1,436 consecutive games, but Ernie Tyler's streak puts his to shame. Tyler, the Orioles' field attendant, has worked 2,499 straight games at Memorial Stadium. His streak began Opening Day 1960 -- four months before Ripken Jr. was...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. touches home with victory

    Cal Ripken Jr. touches home with victory
    It was a victory lap for the ages. Rafael Palmeiro and Bobby Bonilla pushed Cal Ripken out of the Orioles' dugout, and off the game's all-time Iron Man went. Down the right-field line, shaking hands with fans in the front row. Into the outfield, greeting...
  • Innovation and "letter-perfect" condition lure typewriter fans

    Q: We found this Underwood No.5 typewriter while cleaning out my parent's home. What do you think it's worth? What's the best way to get maximum value? I think a good cleaning would indicate a gem. Best I can tell, it's in great working order. A: Our...
  • Five nostalgic books on baseball

    My father, Bill Guilfoile, was a baseball executive for 40 years with the New York Yankees, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was also a compulsive reader, and it's no surprise that his favorite subject was the game that has...
  • And now, the rest of the story about Jerry Buss

    And now, the rest of the story about Jerry Buss
    It took several cups of coffee and a couple of hours one recent morning to realize there was still so much more to know about Jerry Buss. The coffee was shared with Bob Steiner, Buss' longtime public relations advisor and general confidant. We...
  • Help patients like Donna by joining the 2012 Lehigh Valley Walk to Defeat ALS

     
    ALS patient Donna Katcher of Allentown will be participating in the 10th annual Lehigh Valley Walk to Defeat ALS at 10 a.m. Oct. 13 at Coca-Cola Park. The walk supports the ALS Association Philadelphia chapter's efforts to raise awareness and money to...