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  • 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...
  • In The Pipeline: Local Babe Ruth footage unearthed

    In The Pipeline: Local Babe Ruth footage unearthed
    I've never seen anything like this. It's hard to fathom. So rare is the view that I don't even want to blink for fear of missing a split second. Did I really just see that? Recently, at a signing for my new book, "Baseball in Orange County," an elderly...
  • Cal Ripken Jr. auctioning off the truck he drove to the ballpark when he broke Gehrig's streak

    Cal Ripken Jr. auctioning off the truck he drove to the ballpark when he broke Gehrig's streak
    Cal Ripken Jr.announced today that he'll be auctioning off the 1994 Chevy Suburban that he drove for several years during his Hall of Fame career with the Orioles.  Ripken drove the truck to Camden Yards the nights he tied and broke Lou Gehrig’s...
  • Cherished jersey stolen from Rogers High senior

    Cherished jersey stolen from Rogers High senior
    Kaelinn Snook lost her father two years ago after his long battle with Lou Gehrig’s Disease. On Monday, an important memento of Snook’s father was also taken from her. Snook, a senior at Rogers High School in Puyallup, came to Tacoma’s...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ravens notes: After short break, Ravens return to practice

    Ravens notes: After short break, Ravens return to practice
    After enduring a tough grind of playing four games in 18 days, the Ravens got back to work Monday following a three-day weekend. The players are off Tuesday as well, and had a light workout Monday. "They were here in great spirits, had a good attitude...
  • Flying high, at last

    Flying high, at last
    "The Orioles will finish fifth in the American League East. Only because they can't finish sixth." — Grant Brisbee, baseball blogger, writing in SB Nation on April 5, 2012 Midafternoon on Thursday, Sept. 6, I got off the No. 11 bus near Light...
  • Gayle on the Go for Sunday, Oct. 21

    Sunday @ 10am Indiana Jones & the Adventure of Archaeology: The Exhibition Discovery Science Center 2500 North Main Street Santa Ana 714-542-2823 www.discoverycube.org Calling all adventurers and aspiring archaeologists! Indiana Jones and the Adventure of...