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  • Mailbag: Mozambique parking situation not very fair

    Recently, I stopped by Mozambique to check out the stage and sound system because our band, Close Enough, has been invited to play there from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 11 for the early bird session. Having been a past resident of Laguna Beach (living at...
  • Derek Jeter passes Eddie Murray for 11th on all-time hit list

    Derek Jeter passes Eddie Murray for 11th on all-time hit list
    Derek Jeter continues to move up the all-time hits list, and for the second time this season he passed an Orioles great Tuesday night. Jeter's leadoff home run against the White Sox's Francisco Liriano in Chicago was the Yankee shortstop's 3,256th career...
  • Thome remains mum on his chances of catching Griffey Jr. on home run list

    Thome remains mum on his chances of catching Griffey Jr. on home run list
    CLEVELAND — Orioles designated hitter Jim Thome hasn't decided how much longer he wants to play, but he has a legitimate chance to catch an old teammate and friend on one of the most noteworthy lists in baseball history if he sticks around a little....
  • Bronze sculpture will be a fitting reflection of Eddie Murray

    Bronze sculpture will be a fitting reflection of Eddie Murray
    When Eddie Murray's sculpture is unveiled at Camden Yards this afternoon, if the sun catches the bronze just so, onlookers might get a glimpse of themselves in the reflection. It's fitting for the Orioles' most prolific hitter ever. Writers, and even...
  • Despite sneak peek, Eddie Murray 'speechless' after statue unveiling

    Despite sneak peek, Eddie Murray 'speechless' after statue unveiling
    Two days ago, Orioles Hall of Famer Eddie Murray received a sneak peek of the statue that would be unveiled Saturday in his honor. With the switch-hitting Murray hitting from the left side, crouched low to the ground, bat barrel pointing to the sky in...
  • "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...
  • Sorry, Mr. Mantle.

    Sorry, Mr. Mantle.
    To the sports fans and careful readers who called or wrote us about the Almanac item on Monday, thank you. And yes, we know that the caption about Mickey Mantle was wrong. But thanks for sharing. We appreciate hearing about such errors and ask you to keep...
  • From 2008: '69 game still classic to Santo

    These Cubs are playing like it's 1969, and that might not be a dire predicament if they can finish the way they started. Ron Santo vividly recalls this city's exuberance when five Cubs headed to the All-Star Game at RFK Stadium in Washington on July 23,...
  • New baseball books

    New baseball books
    This year’s slew of baseball books seem to have at least one foot in the 1970s, when all but one of these writers was coming of age. Free agency and player lockouts, Astroturf and “ashtray” domes, the designated hitter and the save as...
  • Sosa hits career HR No. 600

    Sosa hits career HR No. 600
    Former Cubs icon Sammy Sosa became the fifth player in major-league history to reach the 600 home run plateau Wednesday night when he connected off right-hander Jason Marquis in the fifth inning of the Rangers' 7-3 victory over the Cubs. Employing his...
  • Dusty Rhodes dies at 82; pinch-hitting hero of 1954 World Series

    Dusty Rhodes, a light-hitting, hard-drinking outfielder who was at his best on baseball's biggest stage, died of cardiopulmonary arrest Wednesday at a Las Vegas hospital. He was 82. Rhodes, whose left-handed swing was tailor-made for the short right-...