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Babe Ruth

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  • Athletes may be overpaid, but don't call them lazy

    Milling about the club level of Ripken Stadium on Monday morning, awaiting the Aberdeen IronBirds' media day activities to begin, I was surrounded by members of this year's team who had been requested by myself and other attending journalists to sit and...
  • Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping

    Fans learn the art of pencil-and-paper baseball scorekeeping
    Lara Hall's husband, Jay Hood, recently bought her diamonds for her birthday — baseball diamonds, printed on the pages of a vintage scorebook from the 1960s. The book, an unused Houston Colt .45s scorekeeping manual, cost Hood about $5 on eBay. For...
  • Are the Orioles the cursed ones now?

    I am having a disturbing recurring thought about the plight of the Baltimore Orioles. If Buck Showalter is not the appointed savior of this franchise, then who is? Orioles fans are preparing for yet another season of mediocrity as the dog days of the...
  • Clifton A. Milway, BGE lineman, dies

    Clifton A. Milway, BGE lineman, dies
    Clifton A. Milway, a retired career utility company lineman who was known for his flavorful slow-cooked pit beef, died June 21 of complications from a broken hip at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. The Bel Air resident was 90. The son of...
  • New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000

    New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter chasing 3,000
    He is Mr. November, and every other month in which Major League Baseball is played. He has more hits than Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, a higher career batting average than Mickey Mantle and a higher postseason average than Joe DiMaggio. And it won't be...
  • Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'

    Book Review: 'Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias'
    Wonder Girl The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias Don Van Natta Jr. Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99 So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
  • This Day in Orioles History: April 22

    April 22, 1914: Babe Ruth made his pitching debut for the International League’s Orioles. The 19-year-old allowed six hits as Baltimore beat Buffalo, 6-0. Ruth also had two hits.
  • World Series Notebook

    World Series Notebook
    Aubrey Huff grew up in the Fort Worth area wanting to be a pitcher like Nolan Ryan, only to find out, "I didn't throw very hard." So he became a slugger and made the majors. Now he's in the World Series with the San Francisco Giants, taking on the...
  • Barney's Best Quotes

    Barney's Best Quotes
    1. "Think of me like Yoda, but instead of being little and green I wear suits and I'm awesome. I'm your bro--I'm Broda!" 2. "Okay, pep talk! You can do this, but to be more accurate, you probably can't. You're way out of practice and she's way too hot...
  • Iconic Kirk Gibson Home Run Bat Sold for $576,000

    Iconic Kirk Gibson Home Run Bat Sold for $576,000
    LAGUNA NIGUEL -- The bat Kirk Gibson hit his iconic home run with in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series was sold for $575,912 at an auction that wrapped up early Sunday. Gibson's jersey from the same game went for $303,277. The items were among the...
  • Barry Bonds is convicted of obstruction of justice

    Barry Bonds is convicted of obstruction of justice
    Home-run king Barry Bonds was convicted of obstruction of justice for impeding a grand jury investigation into illegal steroid distribution, closing a sordid chapter in a scandal that ensnared some of baseball's greatest players. The verdict Wednesday...