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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...
  • “Super Bowl Today” schedule on CBS

     
    Super Bowl Today schedule on CBS begins at 2pm ET on Sunday, Feb. 3, with four hours of features leading up to the kickoff of Super Bowl XLVII. Also, CBS Evening News anchor Scott Pelley interviews President Barack Obama live from the White House at 4:...
  • Vi Ripken is down-to-earth center of Maryland's most famous baseball family

    Vi Ripken is down-to-earth center of Maryland's most famous baseball family
    If you want to meet the matriarch of Maryland's most famous baseball family, just go to a minor league game in Aberdeen. There she is on dozens of summer nights — plain-spoken and tough as leather but also open, happy to talk about the thousands...
  • 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...
  • Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey

    Book Review: 'Stan Musial' by George Vecsey
    Stan Musial An American Life George Vecsey Ballantine/ESPN Books: 397 pp., $26.00 Here is a theory I have: There are three kinds of baseball players — the Good, the Great and the Gods. In the first category is everybody who made it to the...
  • NY Yankees and Derek Jeter Agree To 3-Year $51M Deal

    NY Yankees and Derek Jeter Agree To 3-Year $51M Deal
    Derek Jeter is keeping his pinstripes, just like everyone expected all along. The iconic shortstop and the New York Yankees reached a preliminary agreement Saturday on a $51 million, three-year contract with an $8 million player option for 2014, a person...
  • Rippee tosses 1-hitter in win over Glendale

    Rippee tosses 1-hitter in win over Glendale
    SPRINGFIELD, MO - The Kickapoo Chiefs knocked off rival Glendale 11-1 in 5 innings in a game dedicated to long time Glendale coach Howard Bell who is battling ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease. Kickapoo senior Ryan Rippee tossed a 1-hit complete game for the...