| Apr 28, 2012
| 10:51 PM
I have been a long time fan of youth baseball in the Imperial Valley. I have coached over the years at the Babe Ruth and high school levels, always enjoying coaching kids who have a passion for the game.
Besides overzealous parents, the poor quality...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
There is no Red Sox- or Cubs-style curse on the Orioles – nothing involving Babe Ruth, “No, No, Nanette” or a malodorous goat. At least not that I know of.
But we all know the Orioles haven’t won since 1997. That sure was an...
| May 1, 2012
| 1:49 AM
Babe Ruth's 1934 Yankees hat is going to auction and is expected to sell for at least $300,000, auctioneers said Monday.
The Bambino's hat was famously worn by Bombers hurler David "Boomer" Wells in the June 18, 1997 game. A devoted fan, Wells wore the...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:13 AM
A former 40-year veteran employee of the National Archives who admitted stealing historical treasures, including Herbert Morison's report of the 1937 Hindenburg crash and a Bob Hope performance, is to be sentenced today.
Prosecutors said that among the...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Second baseman Robert Andino and his band of upstart, red-hot, second-place Orioles swear they're facing just another tough divisional rival on the road this weekend.
It's not a big deal, Andino says, that Friday will be the first time his club plays a...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:51 AM
1) Taft Apartments
The Taft celebrates its 100th birthday this year, and its staff plans to celebrate all year long. In its days as a hotel in the early part of the 20th Century guests like Albert Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, Babe Ruth and Lassie are...
| May 7, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Allan Lewis Purdham II, 41, of College Road, Hagerstown, Md., died Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center.
Born Feb. 19, 1971, in Washington County, Md., he was the son of Allan L. Purdham of Hagerstown and the late Carol Estelle Clemons Purdham....
| May 8, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Another big name in baseball is in the headlines decades after he was last on the mound. The surburban Boston home of Babe Ruth is up for sale.
The asking price is more than The Babe made in his entire career. The estate called The Home Plate Farm in...
| May 9, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Sixty miles east of Babe Ruth's birthplace, in the drowsy town of Sudlersville (population 497), stands a statue of the other great slugger from Maryland's past. But you'll have to stop at the town's only red light, corner of Church and Main, to view...
| May 15, 2012
| 5:36 PM
“Eat, Spit and Be Happy.” That’s the motto of ConAgra’s David Sunflower Seeds. That also apparently is the motto of most people who sit in city park bleachers as evidenced by the abundant piles of sunflower seed shells literally...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:46 PM
Showalters, KidsPeace to host 5K/walk Sat. in Canton
Orioles manager Buck Showalter and his wife, Angela, have teamed up with KidsPeace to host the third annual KidsPeace Trick-or-Trot 5K run/one-mile walk Saturday in Canton. The event is open...