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  • Lee MacPhail, former Orioles general manager, dies at 95

    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...
  • Dr. Joshua Breschkin

    Dr. Joshua Breschkin
    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...
  • Orioles and other teams slow to jump into offseason spending

    Orioles and other teams slow to jump into offseason spending
    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...
  • A fixture on the mound and in the booth, Palmer to become a permanent part of Camden Yards on Saturday

    A fixture on the mound and in the booth, Palmer to become a permanent part of Camden Yards on Saturday
    Four years into his major league career, Jim Palmer had gone from being a 19-year-old phenom to a World Series hero who outpitched Sandy Koufax before his 21st birthday to a sore-armed 23-year old trying to figure out a suddenly clouded future. Sidelined...
  • Brooks Robinson among those in attendance for Palmer ceremony

    Brooks Robinson among those in attendance for Palmer ceremony
    Jim Palmer is being honored with his sculpture today. Several notables in attendance, none bigger than Brooks Robinson – who has missed the first two celebrations (Earl Weaver and Frank Robinson) due to health reasons. Brooks had his own ceremony...
  • Jim Palmer's sculpture ceremony was pitch perfect

    Jim Palmer's sculpture ceremony was pitch perfect
    The pose was pure Jim Palmer. The ceremony to unveil his sculpture, as you might expect, was pitch perfect. Palmer became the third Orioles great to be immortalized in bronze and put on display in the Garden of Greats behind center field at Camden...
  • O's notes: Hammel considering surgery that could keep him out until September

    O's notes: Hammel considering surgery that could keep him out until September
    The Orioles got both good and bad news from a MRI taken Saturday on pitcher Jason Hammel's painful right knee, which forced him out of Friday's game in the fourth inning. There is no new damage, but loose-body cartilage has floated in a knee joint...
  • Taylor Teagarden's expletive, seven-second delays and live sports TV

    Taylor Teagarden's expletive, seven-second delays and live sports TV
    I am waiting to hear from Fox Sports on what happened at the end of its telecast of the Baltimore Orioles 13-inning victory over the Detroit Tigers on backup catcher Taylor Teagarden's walk-off homerun. But until I do, let's talk about this like grown-...
  • Indians snap Orioles' five-game winning streak

    Indians snap Orioles' five-game winning streak
    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...
  • Orioles fans can now give their license plates the bird

    Orioles fans can now give their license plates the bird
    It's got the bumper sticker. It's got the little flag.  But your car, hopped up on Opening Day excitement, wants a little something more. Lucky for the ride, you can now order it one of the new Orioles cartoon bird license plates. A collaboration...
  • Orioles stepping up to the (license) plate

    Orioles stepping up to the (license) plate
    If you're so excited for the start of baseball season that you feel like you're not just on the Orioles bandwagon, but you're at the wheel of it, well, now you can show it. The Orioles, in conjunction with the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, are...