As the Iron Man and Woman of Orioles' Opening Day, we are hoping to throw out the first pitch when we hit 50 years of annual attendance and take a victory lap around the stadium. Then we’ll come back for 51, and hope some good seats come our way.
The Orioles’ home opener is April 4, meaning that baseball will soon be back, and all will be well with the world. With all you fine folks in mind, we offer this guide to celebrating beyond Opening Day.
On the 'Analytics in Baseball Operations' panel Saturday at Orioles FanFest, assistant general manager Sig Mejdal and senior director of international scouting Koby Pérez outlined how the analytics that will drive the Orioles' rebuild can produce results on the field.
Antonio "Tony" Mendez, a former CIA technical operations officer who helped rescue six U.S. diplomats from Iran in 1980 and was portrayed by Ben Affleck in the film "Argo," has died in Frederick. He was 78.
Mike Mussina, the right-handed pitcher who anchored the Orioles rotation in the 1990s and remains the last homegrown ace the franchise developed, will join Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay and Edgar Martínez in the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019.
The Maryland Sports Boosters put on a 1983 World Series reunion gala on Wednesday night in conjunction with the Babe Ruth Museum. There were plenty of players from that team in attendance and many of them were wondering when the Orioles will knock them off that pedestal.
Six-time All-Star Joe Mauer announced his retirement on Monday. He was the last player to be represented by Baltimore-based agent Ron Shapiro, who also represented many Orioles stars, including Cal Ripken Jr., Eddie Murray and Jim Palmer.
Good things come in twos this week for the pennant-bound 1983 Orioles: two grand slams, two wins for Mike Boddicker, and two walk-off hits by recent call-up and Mount Saint Joseph alumnus John Stefero.
Former Orioles ace Mike Mussina saw his vote total climb again in the balloting for the Baseball Hall of Fame, but missed out on induction, while Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome, and Trevor Hoffman earned induction as the class of 2018.