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Lou Gehrig

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  • Innovation and "letter-perfect" condition lure typewriter fans

    Q: We found this Underwood No.5 typewriter while cleaning out my parent's home. What do you think it's worth? What's the best way to get maximum value? I think a good cleaning would indicate a gem. Best I can tell, it's in great working order. A: Our...
  • Five nostalgic books on baseball

    My father, Bill Guilfoile, was a baseball executive for 40 years with the New York Yankees, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Baseball Hall of Fame. He was also a compulsive reader, and it's no surprise that his favorite subject was the game that has...
  • CBS telecast came up short on story of fans' love for Ray Lewis

    CBS telecast came up short on story of fans' love for Ray Lewis
    With a TV event as emotional and epic as the last game in Baltimore for Ray Lewis, it would be a mistake to micro-critique the telecast of the game itself by CBS Sports. I'll talk about the work of the Ravens' 24-9 win over the Indianapolis Colts by...
  • Orioles reveal a sneak peek of the Cal Ripken Jr. sculpture

    Orioles reveal a sneak peek of the Cal Ripken Jr. sculpture
    The Orioles released a little teaser of what the Cal Ripken Jr. sculpture is going to look like, but good luck guessing the pose. The O's posted the above photo on their Facebook page today, no doubt to help drum up anticipation for Thursday night's...
  • Orioles make the most of a playoff atmosphere, beating Yankees 10-6

    Orioles make the most of a playoff atmosphere, beating Yankees 10-6
    Adam Jones often wondered just how deafening Camden Yards got back when the Orioles were competing for division titles years ago. The Orioles center fielder usually turned to head trainer Richie Bancells, who has been with the team for nearly three...
  • Orioles will celebrate Cal Ripken Jr. (and a pennant race) Thursday

    Orioles will celebrate Cal Ripken Jr. (and a pennant race) Thursday
    The Orioles will unveil a bronze sculpture of Cal Ripken Jr. at Camden Yards on Thursday, the 17th anniversary of the day Ripken broke Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played. There was probably a time early in the season when fans expected...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. to make debut as in-game TV analyst for Sunday's O's game

    Cal Ripken Jr. to make debut as in-game TV analyst for Sunday's O's game
    Cal Ripken Jr. will make his in-booth color commentary debut during the Orioles’ game against the Yankees on Sunday afternoon on TBS. Ripken – who has previously worked in the TBS studio – will call the crucial AL East showdown along...
  • As Orioles fight to be No. 1 and honor No. 8, we're on cloud 9

    As Orioles fight to be No. 1 and honor No. 8, we're on cloud 9
    I died and went to heaven. No wait, it's just Camden Yards, easily mistaken Thursday night as the place where all good Orioles fans who have spent the last 15 years in purgatory go to get their just rewards. The O's were not just back in town, they were...
  • Fund-raiser to feature six music acts to support fight against Lou Gehrig's disease

     
    A musical event featuring six regional acts – playing to raise funds for the fight against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also called Lou Gehrig’s Disease, will be held Sept. 22 at Main Gate nightclub in Allentown. Larry O'Rourke Rock for ALS....
  • Help patients like Donna by joining the 2012 Lehigh Valley Walk to Defeat ALS

     
    ALS patient Donna Katcher of Allentown will be participating in the 10th annual Lehigh Valley Walk to Defeat ALS at 10 a.m. Oct. 13 at Coca-Cola Park. The walk supports the ALS Association Philadelphia chapter's efforts to raise awareness and money to...
  • And now, the rest of the story about Jerry Buss

    And now, the rest of the story about Jerry Buss
    It took several cups of coffee and a couple of hours one recent morning to realize there was still so much more to know about Jerry Buss. The coffee was shared with Bob Steiner, Buss' longtime public relations advisor and general confidant. We...