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  • Bronze sculpture will be a fitting reflection of Eddie Murray

    Bronze sculpture will be a fitting reflection of Eddie Murray
    When Eddie Murray's sculpture is unveiled at Camden Yards this afternoon, if the sun catches the bronze just so, onlookers might get a glimpse of themselves in the reflection. It's fitting for the Orioles' most prolific hitter ever. Writers, and even...
  • "Ed-die!" chanted again in Baltimore -- the way it always should have been

    "Ed-die!" chanted again in Baltimore -- the way it always should have been
    The rain would not come for another hour, so Hall of Famer Eddie Murray had to settle for bathing in the affection of his close friends and the large gathering of fans who crowded into Legends Park to see his statue unveiled on Saturday. Maybe time...
  • Larkin makes Hall; Palmeiro gets slight increase

    Larkin makes Hall; Palmeiro gets slight increase
    Former Cincinnati Reds shortstop Barry Larkin, who at times was overshadowed at the position by his contemporary -- the Orioles’ Cal Ripken Jr. -- was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame this afternoon. Larkin, in his second year of...
  • Rafael Palmeiro to the Hall of Fame: Let voters handle steroid issue

    Rafael Palmeiro to the Hall of Fame: Let voters handle steroid issue
    The person who perhaps could be helped or hurt most if the National Baseball Hall of Fame offered specific instruction to its voters on whether candidates with a history of using performance-enhancing drugs should be enshrined has his own opinion as to...
  • Some random Orioles thoughts (Flanagan, Ripken, Mussina, Dauer, Flaherty, Marin)

    Some random Orioles thoughts (Flanagan, Ripken, Mussina, Dauer, Flaherty, Marin)
    Today marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Mike Flanagan at his home in Monkton. He would be 60 years old. My thoughts are with his family and friends. Suicide is an exceptionally difficult issue for survivors to deal with. From my personal...
  • No players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

    No players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
    The electorate of the Baseball Writers' Association of America sent a clear message to tainted superstars Wednesday: If you were suspected of taking performance enhancing drugs, you don’t belong in the Hall of Fame. At least not in 2013. No players...
  • Jim Palmer says HOF results are 'a shot across the bow of the whole Steroid Era'

    Jim Palmer says HOF results are 'a shot across the bow of the whole Steroid Era'
    One of the perks of covering the Orioles is that we have easy access to Jim Palmer, a Hall of Fame pitcher who, unlike some other great players, has no problem speaking his mind. I talked to Palmer on Wednesday after he deplaned in Southern California...
  • Rafael Palmeiro discusses Baseball Hall of Fame voting

    Rafael Palmeiro discusses Baseball Hall of Fame voting
    I had a chance to talk to former Oriole Rafael Palmeiro about Wednesday’s Hall of Fame announcement that the Baseball Writers' Association of America did not vote in anyone for the 2013 induction class. That includes Palmeiro, who was on his third...
  • Quick update from FSU’s 2-1 NCAA Regional win over UAB | VIDEO

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Two days before getting the starting nod in Florida State’s NCAA Regional opener against UAB, Seminoles pitcher Scott Sitz said that when he faced the Blazers, he wanted to last six or seven innings. Well, he had the chance...
  • “Pete Rose: Hits & Mrs.” has baseball great stepping up to the reality-show plate

     
    A lot of people view Pete Rose these days with a mixture of anger and pity. Anger that his long-ago sin of betting on baseball games still keeps the sport's all-time hit king out of the Hall of Fame, and pity at the sad caricature they think he's become....
  • Players aren't surprised by Sammy Sosa steroid allegation

    No one in the Cubs and White Sox clubhouses expressed surprise at the allegation Tuesday that Sammy Sosa tested positive for steroids in 2003, including his fellow Dominicans and Frank Thomas, who watched Sosa grow from a skinny South Side teammate to a...