From Africa to Baltimore: The long path to education for a Hopkins star

Priest Holmes

The Sun remembers: Sept. 30-Oct. 6

The Sun remembers: Sept. 30-Oct. 6

Oct. 4, 2004: "It feels good," Priest Holmes declares after rushing for 125 yards and two touchdowns in the visiting Kansas City Chiefs' 27-24 upset of the Ravens, defending AFC North champions, in a "Monday Night Football" game. Holmes, a former Raven, was not re-signed by the team after the 2000 Super Bowl and went on to star for the Chiefs.

Oct. 6, 1991: The Orioles bow, 7-1 to the Detroit Tigers in their last game at Memorial Stadium (b. 1954) before an announced crowd of 50,700. Afterward, 78 former Orioles take the field before home plate is dug up and whisked by limousine to Camden Yards, the Birds' new home. "They...