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Jim Palmer

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  • Sykesville man takes memorable swing at Orioles' announcer job

    Sykesville man takes memorable swing at Orioles' announcer job
    Kirk McEwen wasn't nervous when he entered the radio booth at Oriole Park last Saturday. The Sykesville resident had been behind a microphone a few thousand times during a long broadcasting career. But this was different. McEwen was one of 25...
  • Recovering Orioles pitchers feeling good after simulated game

    Recovering Orioles pitchers feeling good after simulated game
    Three critical cogs of the Orioles' pitching staff spent Tuesday morning on the back fields of the Ed Smith Stadium complex. While the Orioles' travel squad was on its way to Fort Myers to play the Boston Red Sox for an afternoon game at JetBlue Park,...
  • I love watching baseball on TV, but can't take the Orioles any longer

    I love watching baseball on TV, but can't take the Orioles any longer
    TV baseball has been one of the great pleasures of my adult life. Coming home at 8 or 9 p.m. after a long day of covering a media world that has gone nasty and mad, I would click on MASN's coverage of the Baltimore Orioles the way some folks might pour...
  • 100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list

    100 things we love about Baltimore -- Printable list
    A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
  • What does Felix Pie love about Baltimore? A chain restaurant

    What does Felix Pie love about Baltimore? A chain restaurant
    The folks over at Sun Magazine had a cool feature in their latest issue where 100 Charm City celebrities shared what they love about Baltimore, and a handful of sports figures were among those who chimed in. Cal Ripken Jr. predictably said his favorite...
  • This Day in Orioles History: August 5

    August 5, 1975: Jim Palmer shut out the Red Sox for his 33rd career shutout.
  • Orioles agree to terms with top draft pick Dylan Bundy

    Orioles agree to terms with top draft pick Dylan Bundy
    The Orioles expected their negotiations with Dylan Bundy to go right down to Monday night's midnight deadline for signing 2011 draft picks. There were some anxious moments, but the Orioles agreed to terms with the fourth overall pick about five minutes...
  • Coffee Companion (8/25): O's great Mike Flanagan found dead

    Coffee Companion (8/25): O's great Mike Flanagan found dead
    Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine. Running it back:...
  • Where does Mike Flanagan rank among Orioles pitching greats?

    Where does Mike Flanagan rank among Orioles pitching greats?
    Wednesday was a sad day in Birdland as Mike Flanagan, who wore many hats in the Orioles organization for four decades, was found dead at his Baltimore County home. The 1979 Cy Young Award winner was 59. During Wednesday night’s Orioles game, I...
  • Mike Flanagan, LHP, legend, gone at 59

    Sitting in the press booth at Ripken Stadium on Wednesday night following Aberdeen's 4-2 loss to Connecticut, I was approached by the IronBirds' radio man and public relations chief, Towney Godfrey, who, according to post-game ritual, asked me which...
  • Friends saw Flanagan's pain, still shocked by suicide

    Friends saw Flanagan's pain, still shocked by suicide
    Scott McGregor worried about his old Orioles teammate, Mike Flanagan. Once admired in baseball for his toughness on the pitching mound and his droll wit off of it, Flanagan seemed to disappear after he lost his job as Orioles executive vice president...