| Nov 9, 2012
| 8:32 PM
Lee MacPhail, a Hall of Fame baseball executive who served as the Orioles' general manager from 1959 to 1965, died Thursday evening at his home in Delray Beach, Fla. He was 95.
Mr. MacPhail, who was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1998, represented the...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:02 PM
Dr. Joshua Breschkin, a retired optometrist whose early work with contact lenses earned him the respect of well-known Baltimore Colts and Orioles players, died of stroke complications Nov. 6 at his Cross Keys home. He was 94.
"He saved my career in pro...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:30 AM
Baseball’s winter meetings begin in earnest Monday, and this was supposed to be the year that a lot of the impact signings were made before the sport’s annual powwow.
The thought was that changes in compensation for free agents would...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:54 PM
CLEVELAND – Orioles manager Buck Showalter, a master of detail, watches baseball games in pieces, individual snapshots, and not in one stream. So, to him, a play that might not have been made in the third or a blown call in the sixth is equally...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:19 PM
The Orioles have released the autograph session schedule for FanFest on Jan. 19 at the Baltimore Convention Center.
Autograph session vouchers go on sale Saturday at 10 a.m. on the team's website. Each station will be limited to 250 vouchers and each...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:47 PM
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.
| Jan 9, 2013
| 3:12 PM
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...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Earl Weaver was a reporter’s dream-come-true.
If you were a young columnist covering the Orioles in the early 80s, as I was for the old Evening Sun, you couldn’t ask to be around a more colorful manager. You almost didn’t have to...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 5:11 PM
Irascible, chain-smoking, umpire-baiting longtime Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver penned his own epitaph.
"On my tombstone just write, 'The sorest loser that ever lived,'" he once said.
Weaver, 82, a member of baseball's Hall of Fame and the...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Earl Weaver, the former Orioles Hall of Fame manager who died Friday night, left those around him with such great memories and stories, that it was hard to get them all in for the one story I did Sunday.
So here are some of the leftovers.
| Jan 24, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Orioles Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver will be memorialized Saturday in Davie, Fla., after a private, family-only ceremony tonight in South Florida.
Weaver, 82, collapsed and died Friday night on a cruise ship. Weaver and his wife, Marianna, had...