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Brooks Robinson

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  • Former Oriole Paul Blair talks to The Sun in 2010

    Former Oriole Paul Blair talks to The Sun in 2010
    Three days before Christmas, Paul Blair felt the pain. It was as if he’d hit the fence, chest first, while chasing a fly ball. Rushed to Howard County General Hospital, Blair, the former Orioles’ outfielder, learned he had suffered a heart...
  • The Paul Blair factor in a Baltimore household

    The Paul Blair factor in a Baltimore household
    When you grew up in Baltimore, in the late 1970s/early 1980s there were certain things you had to accept or you would never be able to speak at the dinner table. They were truths passed down by my father, brothers and sisters, and though I may not...
  • Frank Robinson talks about the loss of his friend and teammate Paul Blair

    Frank Robinson talks about the loss of his friend and teammate Paul Blair
    When Hall of Famer Frank Robinson joined the Orioles in 1966, he was surprised by the youth the club had in key areas, including then-22-year-old center fielder Paul Blair who would play to Robinson’s right for most of the next six seasons. Blair...
  • Former Orioles recall favorite memories of Paul Blair

    Former Orioles recall favorite memories of Paul Blair
    Few players could maneuver their way around center field at old Memorial Stadium like former Orioles outfielder Paul Blair. The eight Gold Gloves that Blair — who died on Thursday at the age of 69 — won during his time with the great Orioles...
  • Rudolph alight again in Easton

    Rudolph alight again in Easton
    The giant reindeer perched on the shopping center roof, a phone clutched in his hoof, his red nose glowing against the smudgy December sky. Beneath him, a line of children waited for their turn to step into the red telephone booth marked "North Pole"...
  • Wilbur L. Iley

    Wilbur L. Iley
    Wilbur L. Iley, a decorated World War II veteran who worked in the Harford County dairy industry for many years, died Monday of cancer at the Forest Hill Medical and Rehabilitation Center. The Fallston resident was 94. Mr. Iley was born on his family'...
  • Effort to build statue of Lenny Moore gains steam

    Effort to build statue of Lenny Moore gains steam
    Colts Hall of Fame running back Lenny Moore's name is synonymous with Baltimore's football tradition. Now he could have his image immortalized. A $750,000 fund-raising drive in conjunction with the Ed Block Courage Award Foundation was announced...
  • Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book

    Lots of love -- and snubs -- for Orioles in Sports Illustrated's 'Greatest' book
    We'll take a break from Orioles rumors that most likely won’t come to fruition -- I never say never, but I say "most likely not" a whole lot in the winter -- to look at the findings of a pretty cool book I thought would be of interest to many of...
  • Impact of Marlon Byrd signing, looking at Henry Urrutia's fall strides and a trip to the Hall of Fame

    Impact of Marlon Byrd signing, looking at Henry Urrutia's fall strides and a trip to the Hall of Fame
    The Orioles continued to meet with possible trade partners and free-agent representatives on Day 2 of the general managers meetings Tuesday in Orlando, Fla. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Phillies made perhaps the most interesting move of the week so far,...
  • Orioles' Manny Machado wins American League Platinum Glove Award

    Orioles' Manny Machado wins American League Platinum Glove Award
    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado won the third annual Rawlings Platinum Glove Award for the American League, given to the league’s best overall defensive player and chosen from among this season’s nine AL Gold Glove winners. Machado, 21,...
  • Thoughts and observations on Dom Chiti, the Platinum Glove, Manny and Brooks, Ripken

    Thoughts and observations on Dom Chiti, the Platinum Glove, Manny and Brooks, Ripken
    In conducting the Orioles' search for a new bullpen coach, manager Buck Showalter made it clear that new pitching coach Dave Wallace would play a big role in making the hire. Showalter said he saw the bullpen coach as an assistant pitching coach, and...