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  • Catching Up With... former Orioles outfielder Russ Snyder

    Catching Up With... former Orioles outfielder Russ Snyder
    He's the forgotten Oriole, one who helped the club soar in 1966 and then fell off the radar. Brooks, Frank and Boog were stars in that championship season. But who remembers Russ Snyder? "I had a pretty good year, too," said Snyder, 79. Did he ever....
  • Ilias 'Louis' Sabracos, 81, barber, diner owner and activist

    Ilias 'Louis' Sabracos, 81, barber, diner owner and activist
    Ilias "Louis" Sabracos, a fixture in Baltimore's Greek community who owned several successful businesses, including a barbershop and diner, died Wednesday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center after suffering a stroke. He was 81. Born in...
  • How many Orioles are headed to the All-Star Game?

    How many Orioles are headed to the All-Star Game?
    It appears the Midsummer Classic is finally back to being must-watch television for baseball fans in Baltimore. Gone are the dark days when the Orioles sent one (sometimes deserving) player to the All-Star Game. From 2006 to 2011, the Orioles had just...
  • Calvert Hall catcher Alex Murphy passes physical with Orioles, will head to Sarasota

    Calvert Hall catcher Alex Murphy passes physical with Orioles, will head to Sarasota
    Orioles sixth-round pick Alex Murphy, a catcher from Calvert Hall, passed his physical Tuesday and is scheduled to leave for Sarasota, Fla., on Monday after contract terms are hammered out and approved. Murphy, speaking by phone from a suite at Camden...
  • Barbara Piper, Hopkins employee

    Barbara Piper, Hopkins employee
    Barbara "Babs" Piper, a former administrative assistant at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Wednesday of complications from acute bipolar disorder at her Rodgers Forge home. She was 63. Born Barbara Ann Jensen in Baltimore, she was...
  • Nick Markakis in line to start All-Star Game in latest voting update

    Nick Markakis in line to start All-Star Game in latest voting update
    Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis moved into third-place among American League outfielders in the All-Star Game fan voting as of Saturday’s update, putting the team in position to have four starters in the July 16 exhibition. The top three...
  • Old Mill's Hader has been impressive as Orioles prospect

    Old Mill's Hader has been impressive as Orioles prospect
    A few days before the Major League Baseball draft last year, Baltimore Orioles director of pitcher development Rick Peterson had a conversation with longtime scout Dean Albany about a young pitcher from Millersville, Josh Hader. "I remember Dean calling...
  • The Sun Remembers: June 23-29

    The Sun Remembers: June 23-29
    June 26, 1982: "I'm hoping for a long future in Baltimore," quarterback Art Schlichter says after signing with the Colts. Schlichter, from Ohio State and the fourth player taken in the 1982 NFL draft, will play three games for the Colts before being...
  • Orioles acquire Bud Norris from Astros for L.J. Hoes, Josh Hader and pick

    Orioles acquire Bud Norris from Astros for L.J. Hoes, Josh Hader and pick
    Attempting to make the postseason for a second consecutive year, the Orioles made the boldest move of Wednesday’s exceptionally quiet non-waiver trade deadline, acquiring 28-year-old right-handed pitcher Bud Norris from the Houston Astros for two...
  • The Sun remembers: Aug. 11-17

    The Sun remembers: Aug. 11-17
    Aug. 12, 1997: At Camden Yards, flags fly at half-staff and the Orioles play without a public address announcer in honor of Rex Barney, 72, who had died overnight of natural causes. The stadium voice of the Birds for 23 years at Memorial Stadium and...
  • Centenarian gets 105th birthday wish: tickets to the O's

    Centenarian gets 105th birthday wish: tickets to the O's
    Samie Anderson chose to celebrate his 105th birthday with family and a few of his favorite people. The Baltimore Orioles. The centenarian fan returned to Baltimore on Sunday, where he lived for more than 70 years and was a devoted baseball fan, from...