| Feb 24, 2011
| 1:40 PM
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.
| Mar 20, 2011
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana
Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Harper: 288 pp., $24.99
Kamela Sediqi was not yet 20 when the Taliban took over in Kabul, Afghanistan, in...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 12:03 PM
Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter is the greatest New York athlete of all time, that's according to results from a new poll released Tuesday.
Jeter, the current all-time Yankees hit leader, even managed to best fellow Yankee icon Babe Ruth who came in a...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 8:17 PM
Harry R. Hughes, governor of Maryland, 1979-1987
"Our interactions were not always friendly; that is putting it mildly. … I still call him the mayor. I think most people do. … He really loved Baltimore. I don't think he ever got over that....
| Apr 25, 2011
| 3:50 PM
William Donald Schaefer — the former mayor, governor and comptroller who left an indelible mark on Baltimore — is back in the city for one last tour Monday afternoon.
His body was being driven by motorcade past old haunts and spots...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 7:46 PM
NASCAR's ends its first quarter this week, when it stops at Richmond International Raceway for a three-day show highlighted by the Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents the Matthew and Daniel Hansen 400 on Saturday.
Racing begins on Thursday with the K&...
| May 23, 2011
| 10:13 PM
LA CRESCENTA — With the rivalry that's been built between Trotta Floor Covering and Crippen Mortuary in recent seasons, perhaps it's only fitting they are in the midst of playing for the La Crescenta Babe Ruth District Championship.
The teams don't...
| May 25, 2011
LA CRESCENTA — For a Little Leaguer, Kyle Currie turned in a professional-type at bat.
With the go-ahead run on base, Currie fell behind, 0-2, in the count before working the count full. On the eighth pitch of the plate appearance, the patient...
| Jun 5, 2011
An American Life
Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00
Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 8:03 PM
As part of their 20th anniversary at Camden Yards, the Orioles in 2012 will unveil six statues of the modern franchise's Hall of Famers in a revamped area beyond the bullpens in left-center field.
Each of the six men who have gone into the National...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 12:54 PM
News reports this month about the return next season of a slightly altered Oriole bird to players' caps for the first time since 1992 brought to mind its creator, longtime Baltimore Sun cartoonist James Adams Hartzell, who introduced the original bird...