New Orioles Hall of Famer Rich Dauer had to take time off from his job as third base coach for the Colorado Rockies to attend the Hall of Fame celebration this weekend at Camden Yards, but he wouldn¿t have missed it for the world.
Japan won its second straight Cal Ripken Major/70 World Series Sunday, beating Maryland state champion Upper Montgomery County, 17-7, in a full six-inning game at Cal Sr.'s Yard, where its permanent seats were filled to capacity from behind the plate and down both baselines
The returning champs from Japan were two outs away from sealing up a 6-2 victory over the Republic of Korea, but after surrendering four runs, they had to come up with the winning tally in the bottom of the sixth, which they did, winning the International title game, 7-6.
The Cal Ripken World Series is featuring an All-Star Game to be played tonight on Cal Sr.'s Yard at 8 p.m. The game features players from the eight teams that did not qualify for championship play. The rosters were broken up and four players from each competing team were placed on one of two teams, Team Bambino and Team Ironman. Managers for the game are Joe Stetka for Team Ironman and Jay Witasick for team Bambino. Stetka is head baseball coach at C. Milton Wright High School and associate
The American Division of the Cal Ripen World Series played out its fifth and final day of action Wednesday and it took all five days to determine which two teams would survive to play in Friday's U.S. Semifinals.
Possibly it has taken a decade of the Great American Pastime being played by kids from around the world in Aberdeen to crystallize that the city is, despite the problems it shares with many other communities, a perfectly nice place to spend the other 51 weeks a year
It's a little hard to believe that we're smack dab in the middle of another Cal Ripken World Series. But, this isn't just another series, it's year number 10 since the series made Aberdeen and the Ripken Baseball Complex its home.
When Eddie Murray's sculpture is unveiled at Camden Yards on Saturday, if the sun catches the bronze just so, onlookers might get a glimpse of themselves in the mirrored shine. It's fitting for the Orioles' most prolific hitter ever.
Making his first start at catcher since July 28, Taylor Teagarden took advantage of Sunday's start, driving in the game's only run with a two-out, 10th-inning double off Rays reliever Joel Peralta to give the Orioles a 1-0 win over the Rays.
The Perryville Junior Softball All-Stars, for players ages 13 and 14, continue their quest today (Friday) to reach the World Series for their division of Little League in the East Region at West Haven, Conn.
Everyone loves a parade and when it involves the Cal Ripken World Series, it will certainly be special! The date for the parade is Aug. 11 in downtown Aberdeen. It will be held for the approximately 20 teams from different states and countries