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  • In The Pipeline: H.B.'s own field of dreams

    As I write this, it is early Sunday morning, several hours before Ocean View Little League's championship World Series game versus Japan (an interesting coincidence, give that one of our sister cities is in Japan). The teams, of course, are about 2,600...
  • Dale pales in comparison

    Certainly there have been worse transactions in the history of sports. Take your pick: The Red Sox selling Babe Ruth so they could finance a Broadway musical. The Baltimore Colts forcibly dumping pouty Sanford rookie QB John Elway for Mark Hermann and...
  • Lola Baxter

    Lola Baxter
    Lola M. Baxter, a retired telephone operator and receptionist who greeted guests at the WMAR television studios, died of complications from a broken hip Aug. 26 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of Howard County. She was 101 and had lived in Towson. Born Lola...
  • District 11: William Cole

    District 11: William Cole
    1. Please describe your educational and professional background and how it has prepared you to serve on the City Council. Everything from my education to my professional and political experiences, including one term on City Council, one term in the...
  • This day in Orioles history: September 26

    September 26, 1961: Roger Maris tied Babe Ruth’s single-season home run mark by hitting his 60th of the season against the Orioles.
  • Hawaii's Hilo gets its day in the sun

    Hawaii's Hilo gets its day in the sun
    HILO, Hawaii — “Hilo — it is what it is” probably isn’t a tourism slogan that would get a thumbs-up from the Big Island city’s Chamber of Commerce. But I don’t mean it as a put-down. It’s just advice from a...
  • Seven Baltimore Colts greats to be inducted into Hall of Legends

    Seven Baltimore Colts greats to be inducted into Hall of Legends
    Baltimore Colts Hall of Famers Art Donovan, Lenny Moore, Gino Marchetti, Raymond Berry, Weeb Ewbank, John Mackey and Jim Parker will be inducted into the Hall of Legends at the Sports Legends Museum on Dec. 6, the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation announced...
  • 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...