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  • Orioles to unveil statues of six Hall of Famers in 2012

    Orioles to unveil statues of six Hall of Famers in 2012
    As part of their 20th anniversary at Camden Yards, the Orioles in 2012 will unveil six statues of the modern franchise's Hall of Famers in a revamped area beyond the bullpens in left-center field. Each of the six men who have gone into the National...
  • Orioles FanFest autograph session schedule announced

    Orioles FanFest autograph session schedule announced
    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...
  • 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...
  • Covering Earl Weaver was a joy

    Covering Earl Weaver was a joy
    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...
  • Earl Weaver dies at 82; Hall of Fame manager of Baltimore Orioles

    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...
  • Some more Weaver memories and stories

    Some more Weaver memories and stories
    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. My most...
  • Earl Weaver will be memorialized Saturday in Florida

    Earl Weaver will be memorialized Saturday in Florida
    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...
  • September: Police officers, school leader, equine champ mourned

    Deputy Cpl. Charles B. Licato, a 14-year veteran of the sheriff's office was killed in a single vehicle accident near Darlington. Black bunting adorned the three Harford County Sheriff's Office buildings in Bel Air, Edgewood and Jarrettsville. Harford...
  • The Sun Remembers: Aug. 5-11

    The Sun Remembers: Aug. 5-11
    Aug. 6, 1990: Right-hander Jim Palmer, the Orioles' winningest pitcher ever, is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., after being voted in on the first ballot. "Am I as good as a lot of pitchers here? Probably not," says Palmer,...
  • 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...
  • Despite sneak peek, Eddie Murray 'speechless' after statue unveiling

    Despite sneak peek, Eddie Murray 'speechless' after statue unveiling
    Two days ago, Orioles Hall of Famer Eddie Murray received a sneak peek of the statue that would be unveiled Saturday in his honor. With the switch-hitting Murray hitting from the left side, crouched low to the ground, bat barrel pointing to the sky in...