| Jun 25, 2011
| 6:55 PM
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...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 8:24 AM
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...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 11:53 AM
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...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 6:38 PM
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...
| Jul 10, 2011
The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Don Van Natta Jr.
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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....
| Jul 11, 2011
| 2:59 PM
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,...
| Jul 16, 2011
| 7:47 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 6:34 PM
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...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 9:20 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 10:42 PM
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...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 2:34 PM
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...