| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:28 PM
He's the forgotten Oriole, one who helped the club soar in 1966 and then fell off the radar. Brooks, Frank and Boog were stars in that championship season. But who remembers Russ Snyder?
"I had a pretty good year, too," said Snyder, 79.
Did he ever....
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The next time you go to Camden Yards, keep your eye on him, the way he shifts a few feet before every batter to maximize his odds for an easy path to the ball, the way he avoids contorting himself into an awkward throwing position.
Try not to be...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Ilias "Louis" Sabracos, a fixture in Baltimore's Greek community who owned several successful businesses, including a barbershop and diner, died Wednesday at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center after suffering a stroke. He was 81.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Maureen Hall cradled the bulbous, papier-mache mask with its black feathers and orange beak. The temperature had pushed past 90 degrees, but the 6th-grade teacher from Parkville didn't hesitate to pull it over her head as onlookers snapped photos of her...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:08 PM
Eighteen times, he suited up for baseball's All-Star Game. No American Leaguer has played in more. The two trophies Cal Ripken Jr. won as the game's Most Valuable Player gleam, plain to see, in the former Oriole's Reisterstown home.
Ripken played in the...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, a Umatilla grad, was named Monday as the Brewers nominee for the 2013 Roberto Clemente Award.
The award honors Clemente, a 15-time all-star with the Pittsburgh Pirates, who was also known for his humanitarian...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Cuban outfielder Henry Urrutia, who went from not knowing whether he would play pro ball in 2013 to the major leagues a few months later, has been named the Orioles’ organization’s Brooks Robinson Player of the Year.
| Aug 21, 2013
| 5:33 PM
With the announcement he will be on a regional cover of Sports Illustrated this week, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis joined some elite company. Former Orioles including Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson and Cal Ripken Jr. have graced the cover of the...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Aug. 12, 1997: At Camden Yards, flags fly at half-staff and the Orioles play without a public address announcer in honor of Rex Barney, 72, who had died overnight of natural causes. The stadium voice of the Birds for 23 years at Memorial Stadium and...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 8:37 PM
As the crowd filed into the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen to attend Art Donovan’s funeral mass one man lingered on the church steps, a Baltimore Colts jersey on his back and his little dog, Max, at his side.
“I live nearby and came to pay my...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:12 PM
There was a message left on the office phone one cold night in 2001, but the caller didn't leave his name. It was just an old raspy voice wanting to say hi.
I recognized the voice because I had heard him talk several hundred times, so I called him...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 5:26 PM
The Orioles four All Stars – Chris Davis, Adam Jones, J.J. Hardy and Manny Machado -- met with the media before Monday’s game.
After talking about their All-Star selections, the group was asked about the 21-year-old Machado’s defense...