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  • The Crosby Chronicles: Burbank should discourage sunflower seed spitting

    The Crosby Chronicles: Burbank should discourage sunflower seed spitting
    “Eat, Spit and Be Happy.” That’s the motto of ConAgra’s David Sunflower Seeds. That also apparently is the motto of most people who sit in city park bleachers as evidenced by the abundant piles of sunflower seed shells literally...
  • No. 1: Babe Ruth's legend and legacy spans generations

    No. 1: Babe Ruth's legend and legacy spans generations
    They pass through the tiny row home at a steady clip, 50,000 pilgrims a year on a mission to visit their mecca. Here, in a second-floor bedroom of a narrow little residence on Emory Street, on a bitter cold day in 1895, George Herman Ruth was born....
  • Explaining the selection process for the Top 175 Md. athletes list

    Explaining the selection process for the Top 175 Md. athletes list
    Three months, one week and two days. That’s how long it took to shape a list, start to finish, of the 175 greatest athletes in Maryland history. The Sun published the rankings today, from top to bottom. Me? I feel like I just completed a daunting...
  • Smiley, Crescenta Valley topple Trotta

    NORTHEAST GLENDALE — Behind a stellar offensive performance from its No. 3 hitter, Crescenta Valley Tile finds itself back in the hunt for the La Crescenta Babe Ruth Division 13-15 championship. When Crescenta Valley needed its slugger to come...
  • George Edward 'Hunky' Sauerhoff, activist

    George Edward 'Hunky' Sauerhoff, activist
    George Edward "Hunky" Sauerhoff, a political aide and fundraiser who was the founder and president of the Loyal Sons of Pigtown, died May 12 of heart failure at FutureCare Cherrywood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centre in Reisterstown. The unofficial...
  • Jon Miller hasn't given up his connection to Baltimore

    Jon Miller hasn't given up his connection to Baltimore
    When Jon Miller arrived in Baltimore in 1983 to call Orioles games on the radio, the city was thriving. People packed restaurants and bars every night. The Orioles served as the primary reason for that, and later that year — the beloved...
  • Tile take two, then game

    Tile take two, then game
    NORTHEAST GLENDALE — Sometimes miracles come about in mysterious ways. On other occasions, they can appear to literally fall from the sky, which was the case for the Crescenta Valley Tile Babe Ruth baseball team on Tuesday evening. Tile received a...
  • Friday Buffet: The strange and sad demise of 38 Studios and Big Huge Games

    Friday Buffet: The strange and sad demise of 38 Studios and Big Huge Games
    On Thursday, the entire staffs of 38 Studios and Big Huge Games were given pink slips. The company, which released “Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning” (which I reviewed in February), was in partnership with the state of Rhode Island to bring...
  • Site set for Maryland State Private School baseball championship

    Site set for Maryland State Private School baseball championship
    The Maryland State Private School baseball championship game between St. Frances Academy and The Heights School will be played Saturday, 4 p.m., at Cardinal Gibbons' Babe Ruth Field, 3225 Wilkens Ave.
  • The Sun Remembers

    The Sun Remembers
    May 30, 1982: In an inauspicious start to a historic streak, 21-year-old Cal Ripken Jr. bats eighth and goes hitless in the Orioles' 6-0 loss to the last-place Toronto Blue Jays. An announced Memorial Stadium crowd of 21,632 sees the start of Ripken's...
  • For sports memorabilia fans, everything you could want

    For sports memorabilia fans, everything you could want
    The price tags came in different shapes and sizes — plain and colorful, stuck on items and hanging off, bigger for sums surpassing $4 million and small enough for a few bucks — and they were everywhere. They were stuck to baseball cards, hung...