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Lou Gehrig

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  • "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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Can Baltimore's 'Ball Boys' be the next 'Pawn Stars?'

    Can Baltimore's 'Ball Boys' be the next 'Pawn Stars?'
    The new ABC reality TV series "Ball Boys" opens with the motto: "Every great moment in sports leaves something behind." This network series set in a Baltimore sports memorabilia shop tells the stories of what happens to some of the stuff left behind....