Between two games at this year's Ripken World Series Monday night, a legendary member of the Baltimore Oriole family, a man with an unbroken string of work days that makes Cal Ripken Jr.'s consecutive games streak look short in comparison, was honored in Aberdeen
Deborah Tate is often reminded of her son, Lance. His bedroom is the same as it was 15 years ago. Her two grandsons share his name. And she often passes the Southwest Baltimore parking lot where he was shot and killed.
There will never again be anyone like Earl Weaver, whose volatile personality and keenly analytical baseball mind played a lot bigger role than he wants to admit in the uninterrupted success that made the Orioles one of the cornerstone franchises in the American League from the 1960s into the 1980s.
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters probably didn't realize it at the time, but he delivered a nice tribute to Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver when he launched that three-run home run onto Eutaw Street on Friday night to help propel the O's to a 9-8 victory over the Cleveland Indians at Canden Yards.
Sitting in the visitors' dugout, Davey Johnson looked out over the park that used to be home, took a deep breath and grinned. It had been 15 years, but Johnson was finally managing again in Camden Yards.
Legal filings by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reveal the trail of stock purchases that led former Oriole Doug DeCinces to face insider trading charges. Hall-of-Fame teammate Eddie Murray is part of the same investigation, according to a Reuters report.
Dave Boswell, a former Minnesota Twins pitcher who led the American League in winning percentage in 1966 and ended his career with the Orioles, died of a heart attack Monday at his Joppatowne home. He was 67.
Vernon Harry Wiesand, a retired attorney and police magistrate who was a former city Recreation and Parks board president, died of stroke complications May 26 at the Anchorage Nursing Home in Salisbury. The former Mount Vernon Place resident was 92.
As an usher for the Baltimore Orioles at Memorial Stadium and Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Gordon Huggins has witnessed six World Series, Cal Ripken Jr.'s record-setting 2,131st consecutive game, and many of the best players in the game's history.
With Osama bin Laden dead, the war in Iraq over and the war in Afghanistan winding down, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told graduating midshipmen Tuesday to prepare themselves for "one of the key projects" of their generation: Building American strength in the Asia-Pacific region.
When they graduated from River Hill High School in 2008, Jonathan Hill, Rajiv Stone and Daniel Thyberg had a grueling summer of training awaiting them as they prepared to attend the U.S. Naval Academy.