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Our say: 'Beltway Series'? Well, we can dream

The baseball announcers began talking about a "Beltway Series" almost immediately last week when the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals became the first teams to clinch their divisions —on the same day. "Beltway Series," incidentally, doesn't make sense, as while Washington and Baltimore both have beltways, the roads don't connect the cities. We'd vote for "Parkway Series," for the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. But as we pointed out in a story last week, there is a more profound question for local baseball fans: Which one do you root for? The Orioles, finishing their 61st season in the area, have deeper roots than the...