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Babe Ruth

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  • Camden Yards, the stadium that changed baseball and Baltimore, turns 20

    Camden Yards, the stadium that changed baseball and Baltimore, turns 20
    Clearly, brick and steel age more gracefully than the rest of us, because Oriole Park is about to celebrate its 20th birthday on Opening Day Friday and who can believe it is already the 10th-oldest ballpark in the major leagues? Time does fly, in this...
  • Reaction to Earl Weaver's death

    Reaction to Earl Weaver's death
    Peter Angelos, Orioles managing partner "Earl Weaver stands alone as the greatest manager in the history of the Orioles organization and one of the greatest in the history of baseball. This is a sad day for everyone who knew him and for all Orioles...
  • Orioles finally get a crack at their long-time tormenters from New York

    Orioles finally get a crack at their long-time tormenters from New York
    Against anyone else, it would have seemed preposterous when the 12-year-old boy's hand reached into the field of play to change the course of the Orioles' 1996 playoff run. Against the New York Yankees? Jeffrey Maier was just another chapter in a long...
  • 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...
  • William Pitcher, insurance firm owner, dies

    William Pitcher, insurance firm owner, dies
    William Malcolm Pitcher, an insurance firm owner, died of cancer July 5 at Gilchrist Hospice Center in Towson, one of the local charities he assisted during his life. The Brooklandville resident was 83. Born in Baltimore and raised on Bateman Avenue,...
  • Babe Ruth team still alive in state tourney

    Babe Ruth team still alive in state tourney
    THOUSAND OAKS — "Carmageddon" didn't stop the La Crescenta 14-year-old Babe Ruth baseball team from making it to Thousand Oaks High on Saturday morning. The closure of the 405 Freeway for construction and maintenance near the vicinity didn't prove...
  • La Crescenta comes up short

    GLENDALE — The La Crescenta 14-year-old Babe Ruth baseball team found itself in a tough predicament — having to compete in four games in less than 48 hours. While La Crescenta was able to get through the grueling schedule of the Southern...
  • Local-laden SGV set for regional tourney

    GLENDALE — Instead of competing in the Babe Ruth Southern California State Tournament, the San Gabriel Valley Babe Ruth 16-18 squad played three practice games against California collegiate teams. It's those three games that have prepared San...
  • Murray paces San Gabriel Valley

    GLENDALE — Kyle Murray went to the mound and did what he does best — get ahead in the count and trust his command. The San Gabriel Valley Babe Ruth All-Star pitcher couldn't have asked for a better performance than the one that took place...
  • Plans announced for statue honoring Brooks Robinson

    Plans announced for statue honoring Brooks Robinson
    Baltimoreans can rejoice. Brooks is back. On Monday the Dorothy L. and Henry A. Rosenberg Jr. Foundation along with The Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation announced that construction is underway for a statue honoring legendary Orioles third baseman Brooks...