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Babe Ruth

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  • Fond memories of HR king

    NEW YORK — Fifty years later, Sal Durante admitted he was so short, he needed to stand on his seat to catch that ball — the one hit by Roger Maris, a man whose stature just keeps growing. There was only admiration Saturday at Yankee Stadium...
  • National Archives employee pleads guilty to stealing recordings

    A National Archives and Records Administration employee pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling government property — including a recording of Babe Ruth's voice — and selling it on eBay, the Maryland U.S. attorney's office announced. Leslie...
  • Art investigators: Saving the country's cultural heritage, one recovered work at a time

    Art investigators: Saving the country's cultural heritage, one recovered work at a time
    When Paul Brachfeld heard about the heist of historic documents in Baltimore this summer, the National Archives inspector general acted quickly. First, he checked his records to see if the suspects — Barry Landau, a well-known collector, and his...
  • Brooks Robinson immortalized with Baltimore statue

    Brooks Robinson immortalized with Baltimore statue
    One of this town’s all-time sports greats joined Babe Ruth and Johnny Unitas today as athletes immortalized with statues in Baltimore. And with the grace that made him perhaps the best defensive third baseman in the history of baseball, former...
  • James Hall Bready

    James Hall Bready
    James Hall Bready, an Evening Sun editorial writer for more than three decades and originator of the "Books and Authors" column that was published in The Baltimore Sun for nearly 50 years, died Saturday of renal failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care in...
  • O's website, run by MLB, had team taking credit for Brooks Robinson statue

    O's website, run by MLB, had team taking credit for Brooks Robinson statue
    Visitors to the Orioles’ official website on Thursday morning were greeted by a picture of the nine-foot bronze statue of Brooks Robinson that was unveiled across the street from Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Saturday. “Statue for Robinson...
  • What's in a nickname?

    What's in a nickname?
    A-Rod. K-Rod. F-Rod. I-Rod. B-Rob. We are not living in the Golden Age of sports nicknames. J-Roll. O-Dog. T-Mac. D-Wade. These are not nicknames; they're contractions, abbreviations. Crowned "King James" at the outset of a career that has yet to see him...
  • Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame to induct All-Star class next month

    Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame to induct All-Star class next month
    Organizers of the Maryland State Athletic Hall of Fame are looking for ways to rejuvenate a proud institution that has been around since 1956. They're hoping this helps: one of the Hall's most star-studded classes will be inducted at an upcoming ceremony...
  • Richard McWilliam dies at 59; CEO of trading card company Upper Deck

    Richard McWilliam, hailed for revolutionizing the trading card and sports memorabilia industry as a co-founder and chief executive officer of Carlsbad-based Upper Deck Co., has died. He was 59. McWilliam died Saturday at his home in Rancho Santa Fe....
  • Minnesota's 'Riviera'

     Minnesota's 'Riviera'
    "The Scandinavian Riviera," as some locals affectionately call it, runs along Lake Superior from Duluth to Grand Portage, Minn., hard by the Canadian border. More prosaically, it's the area along State Route 61. My wife and I headed to Lake Superior's...
  • In The Pipeline: Local Babe Ruth footage unearthed

    In The Pipeline: Local Babe Ruth footage unearthed
    I've never seen anything like this. It's hard to fathom. So rare is the view that I don't even want to blink for fear of missing a split second. Did I really just see that? Recently, at a signing for my new book, "Baseball in Orange County," an elderly...