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Yogi Berra

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  • What's in a nickname?

    What's in a nickname?
    A-Rod. K-Rod. F-Rod. I-Rod. B-Rob. We are not living in the Golden Age of sports nicknames. J-Roll. O-Dog. T-Mac. D-Wade. These are not nicknames; they're contractions, abbreviations. Crowned "King James" at the outset of a career that has yet to see him...
  • Fields of Pikesville is closing

    Fields of Pikesville is closing
    After 120 years of continuous operation, Fields of Pikesville is closing. “It's true,” said Fields co-owner and general manager Jeffrey Levin, whose pharmacist father Norman bought the store from the Fields family in 1946. Levin said that...
  • Author Harvey Araton Speaks About Yankee Great Yogi Berra at The Westport Library

    Author Harvey Araton Speaks About Yankee Great Yogi Berra at The Westport Library
    Yogi Berra is probably the most quotable Yankee there ever was. When he was fired by George Steinbrenner in the mid-'80s, he vowed not to return to the team, and kept his promise for 14 years. The rift was mended in 1999, and Berra began a friendship with...
  • The Orioles -- and Baltimore -- reawaken

    The Orioles -- and Baltimore -- reawaken
    It thoroughly confounds the pundits that the Baltimore Orioles, separated by 15 years from their last winning season, and with a roster dominated by the young and unknown, would host the New York Yankees in a September series with first place on the line....
  • No 'courtesy' for Wegmans

    No 'courtesy' for Wegmans
    Baltimore County Councilwoman Vicki Almond faces the kind of decision that makes a job like hers tough. She is being asked whether to allow the rezoning of an empty industrial site in Owings Mills to allow a major retail development anchored by a Wegmans....
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: To the Spartan football team

    Throughout life my allegiances have varied. I’ve gone from the Yankees, to the Mets, to the Dayton Flyers, and back to the Yankees. Since my daughter, Sabine, began high school, I’ve become a Spartan, a true blue fan of La CaƱada. Last...
  • Champagne tastes don't fly in baseball

    Ah, baseball in the fall! Stirring, do-or-die drama! Brilliant pitching! Dazzling catches! Dramatic clouts! Grown men hopping about in locker rooms, spraying each other with carbonated fermented grape juice! It is that last part of the proceedings, it...
  • Teel Time: A tribute to Bobby Cremins as he retires from college basketball coaching

    Teel Time: A tribute to Bobby Cremins as he retires from college basketball coaching
    Bobby Cremins retired Monday after 31 seasons as a college basketball head coach, six at Appalachian State, 19 in the ACC at Georgia Tech and the last six at the College of Charleston. At age 64,his mop as thick and white as ever, he remains among the...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: A series of fortuitous events turned Harry Heilmann, an 18-year-old bookkeeper, into a baseball Hall of Famer

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: A series of fortuitous events turned an 18-year-old bookkeeper who had never played organized baseball into a Hall of Famer. STATUS: True. With the fact that both Joe DiMaggio and Ted Williams, two of the best baseball players......
  • And the number is....

     
    Cliff Lee wore No. 34 when he was with the Phillies for the second half of the 2009 season. But when the Phillies traded him away and acquired Roy Halladay after the 2009 season ended, the right-hander took 34. So,......
  • The un-Berra-ble lightness of campaign rhetoric

     
    Rahm Emanuel's closing statement at Thursday night's debate set a record for utter emptiness that will not be broken until it's broken, as Yogi Berra might have said. This has been a very good debate. We’ve had six televised debates......