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Orioles Losing by Design

The Orioles are on a massive losing streak that has been compared to the losing streak in 1988. The differences between the two streaks are vast mainly due to the fact that the current crop of O’s are losing by […]

Orioles Losing by Design

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The Orioles are on a massive losing streak that has been compared to the losing streak in 1988. The differences between the two streaks are vast mainly due to the fact that the current crop of O’s are losing by […]

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‘Field of Dreams’ game? Not For Me

Top photo of Dodger Stadium by Claudia Gestro We could label this a sports story, opinion piece. And we can assume I’m in the minority opinion regarding the movie and

Babe Ruth Is Still Belting Them Out of the Park

During his legendary major league baseball career, Babe Ruth, aka George Herman “Babe” Ruth, one of Baltimore’s greatest sons, hit 714 home runs. Well, he just hit another one

Mickey Mantle: A Baseball Icon With a Serious Flaw (Book Review)

I recall, not fondly, a game the then-mighty New York Yankees played against our Baltimore Orioles way back on April 30, 1960, at fabled Memorial Stadium on 33rd Street.

Baseball Icon Branch Rickey Gets the Jimmy Breslin Treatment

The late Branch Rickey was a baseball icon. He was former part-owner of a National League team, the fabled Brooklyn Dodgers. The team was based in Brooklyn, New York.

Baltimore Orioles vs New York Yankees at Oriole Park at Camden Yards for 2019 home opener. April 4, 2019. (Credit Michael Jordan/BPE)

Don’t Play Ball: Cancel the Season

Baltimore Orioles Home Opener April 4, 2019. (Mike Jordan) All of the Oriole players have decided to play this year because their careers are on the line. In fact, their

Letter to the Editor: Astros cheated baseball; Orioles cheated their fans

Recently, Major League Baseball penalized the Astro's with a loss of draft picks, with fines, and banned two senior executives for a year as punishment for cheating during the

Nationals give up advantage and head back to Houston

Update: The Nationals won Game 6 in spectacular fashion, 7-2. Juan Soto, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon knocked in homeruns, for a total of four runs. The 2019 World Series

Babe Ruth as a Baseball Icon and Cultural Celebrity: The Legacy Thrives

He was one of Baltimore’s greatest sons - George Herman “Babe” Ruth, Jr. Born on February 6, 1895, he was one of the two surviving children of George Herman Ruth,

Jim Bouton’s ‘Ball Four’ changed the game for sports writers

BALTIMORE  — In all of the culture wars waged across America over the last half-century, Jim Bouton hurled some of the most compelling strikes. He didn’t just write a

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