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Lou Gehrig

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  • Life Out Here: Seeing a love differently

    Life Out Here: Seeing a love differently
    I’m beginning to look with trepidation at one of the loves of my life. I love football. I grew up with it. My dad played high school and college football and became a high school coach. I was the only of his sons who fully pursued the sport,...
  • The Sun Remembers: Sept. 2-8

    The Sun Remembers: Sept. 2-8
    Sept. 6, 1995: Cal Ripken Jr. plays in his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking Lou Gehrig's major league record that had stood for 56 years. Fireworks explode around Camden Yards as Ripken jogs a victory lap around the field. A sellout crowd of 46,272...
  • Ripken turns tribute into celebration of current Orioles

    Ripken turns tribute into celebration of current Orioles
    It all seemed so right. The Orioles long ago chose Thursday night to unveil Cal Ripken's statue at Oriole Park because of the obvious connection to what happened here on the same date 17 years ago, but they could not have known it would be so perfectly...
  • In the Pipeline: Author touches all the bases

    In the Pipeline: Author touches all the bases
    "H.B. Champion Standards Win 3 to 2! Fastest Game of Baseball Witnessed Here! 2000 See Game! Gate receipts over $609!" So trumpeted the local headlines one summer day in the late 1920s after a ballgame in Huntington Beach. For many fans, baseball...
  • Local company develops mind-reading device

    Local company develops mind-reading device
    SAN DIEGO-- Imagine communicating just by thinking. It may sound like science fiction, but a San Diego company is developing a revolutionary device that may soon make it possible. Meet the iBrain. It looks like a headband, but it’s an EEG brain...
  • MLB ALS Fundraiser

    Gayle Anderson was live in Compton with a preview of Wednesday’s MLB ALS FUNDRAISER at the MLB Urban Youth Academy. The California Collegiate League, The Golden West Chapter of The ALS Association and Natural Balance Pet Foods present the "BATTLE OF...
  • A stellar night for the Orioles

    The spirit of baseball and the crackling excitement of possibility have returned to Baltimore's Camden Yards. Cal Ripken was there. Eddie was there. Earl, Jim, Brooks were there. Brady, part of the Orioles magic in the 1990s, was there. With the...
  • The Sun Remembers: July 29-August 4

    The Sun Remembers: July 29-August 4
    Aug. 4, 1996: Earl Weaver, the irascible Orioles manager who led the club to 1,480 victories, four American League pennants and the 1970 world championship, is enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame. "I'm proud of my record," Weaver tells the crowd in...
  • Michael Phelps stands alone at the top

    Michael Phelps stands alone at the top
    It could have been a little more dramatic. Michael Phelps could have made us wait until the weekend to watch him win his historic 19th medal and become the most-decorated athlete in the modern history of the Olympic Games, but no matter. Baltimore's...
  • Missouri State and Drury to meet in a benefit for Coach Howard Bell

    Missouri State and Drury to meet in a benefit for Coach Howard Bell
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Separated geographically by less than two miles, the baseball programs of Missouri State University and Drury University will come together for the first time on the diamond this fall with a common mission in mind. The Bears and...
  • "Ed-die!" chanted again in Baltimore -- the way it always should have been

    "Ed-die!" chanted again in Baltimore -- the way it always should have been
    The rain would not come for another hour, so Hall of Famer Eddie Murray had to settle for bathing in the affection of his close friends and the large gathering of fans who crowded into Legends Park to see his statue unveiled on Saturday. Maybe time...