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Brooks Robinson

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  • 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...
  • Fifty years later, 1963 Bullets remember an interesting first season in Baltimore

    Fifty years later, 1963 Bullets remember an interesting first season in Baltimore
    Half a century ago, the Baltimore Bullets came into the world without much fuss. There was no parade for the city's new National Basketball Association team. The opening night crowd fell far short of a sellout. And the Bullets bowed meekly to the world...
  • The Sun Remembers: Oct. 20-26

    The Sun Remembers: Oct. 20-26
    Oct. 20, 2002: On the game's last play, rookie safety Will Demps intercepts a Jacksonville pass on the Ravens 1-yard line to save Baltimore's 17-10 victory over the visiting Jaguars. Oct. 22, 1982: In the first night high school football game ever...
  • Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists

    Showalter 'proud' of Orioles after American League-leading six Gold Glove finalists
    In rebuilding the Orioles into a contender, manager Buck Showalter knew a greater priority needed to be placed on playing exceptional defense. Now, after a year during which the club set new standards for defensive excellence, the Orioles are being...
  • Orioles' Manny Machado, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy win Gold Glove awards

    Orioles' Manny Machado, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy win Gold Glove awards
    Along the hallway that connects the Orioles clubhouse to the dugout, hanging not far from large photos of the franchise's Hall of Famers, are pictures of each of the current Orioles who have won Gold Glove awards. The organization's dedication to...
  • Why O's pitching coach Dave Wallace's hire was a slight surprise

    Why O's pitching coach Dave Wallace's hire was a slight surprise
    I have to admit that I was a bit surprised when the Orioles named Dave Wallace their new pitching coach Tuesday. And it’s not because Wallace isn’t exceptionally qualified — he is. He has held the position for four other organizations...
  • A mini-symposium on Manny Machado's defense

    A mini-symposium on Manny Machado's defense
    The Orioles four All Stars – Chris Davis, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy and Manny Machado -- met with the media before Monday’s game. After talking about their All-Star selections, the group was asked about the 21-year-old Machado’s defense...
  • Orioles notes and observations (Chen, Brooks Robinson, walks, big innings)

    Orioles notes and observations (Chen, Brooks Robinson, walks, big innings)
    The Orioles tried not to make a big deal of Wei-Yin Chen’s absence for nearly two months because of a strained oblique. But the Taiwanese lefty has been exceptionally consistent in his year-plus, major league career and not having him take the...
  • Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy puts mind over body in mastering his position

    The next time you go to Camden Yards, keep your eye on him, the way he shifts a few feet before every batter to maximize his odds for an easy path to the ball, the way he avoids contorting himself into an awkward throwing position. Try not to be...
  • Orioles' All-Star presence proves they 'have really turned the corner'

    Orioles' All-Star presence proves they 'have really turned the corner'
    Eighteen times, he suited up for baseball's All-Star Game. No American Leaguer has played in more. The two trophies Cal Ripken Jr. won as the game's Most Valuable Player gleam, plain to see, in the former Oriole's Reisterstown home. Ripken played in the...
  • 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....