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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...
Tags: Book, Rentals, Lou Gehrig, Babe Ruth, The New York Times
"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...
"Oh, I almost forgot — we flew up to Sacramento to meet Gov. Brown, too." So chuckled Ocean View Little League manager Jeff Pratto to me recently as we spoke about the head-spinning series of events that have rolled out in the wake of his team's...
George Plimpton knew the score. A generation or so ago, the late Paris Review editor developed what he called the "Small Ball Theory" of sports writing, which posits "a correlation between the standard of writing about a particular sport and the ball it...
Baltimore Sun Media GroupCOLLEGE PARK — The C. Milton Wright girls swimming team's nearly two-year unbeaten streak came to an end Saturday, as the defending class Class 3A-2A-1A champs came up short at the state finals, finishing second to Poolesville. The Mustangs...
Tags: Swimming, Sports, High School Sports
Staff CorrespondentFour wrestlers from North Hagerstown and South Hagerstown qualified for the Maryland Class 4A-3A state tournament during the second day of the West regional tournament Saturday. Amont Hawkins (182 pounds) and Gene Balcita (138) finished third in their...
Bowling Wiseman elected to PBA Hall of Fame Danny Wiseman of Baltimore, a 12-time PBA Tour winner, was elected to the PBA Hall of Fame along with Doug Kent, the Professional Bowlers Association announced Friday. They will be inducted during the Hall...
College soccer Terps' Mullins wins Hermann; Nairn 2nd in women's vote Maryland junior forward Patrick Mullins won the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy, given to the best male player in NCAA Division I soccer, on Friday night. Mullins led the...
Mount Mat Madness, regarded as one of the top wrestling tournaments in the country until going on a one-year hiatus, is returning this weekend at UMBC with 28 teams from Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania and Virginia. "Usually, when you want to go to a...
For The Baltimore SunJosh Alcombright Severna Park Alcombright and the Falcons wanted to rebound after placing second in the Class 4A state championship meet last year, 30 points behind first-place finisher Walter Johnson, so they focused on being ready this fall. With...
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For The Baltimore SunWeston Carvalho Winters Mill, senior Hasn't received a lot of attention at times, but he has quietly developed into one of the area's top distance runners Capped a strong season with a second-place finish in the Class 2A race at the state title meet...
The state Field Hockey Coaches Association has released its All-State selections for first team, second team and honorable mention. Severna Park, which went to the Class 4A East regional final, led first-team selections with three players, while 4A state...
Tags: Sports, Field Hockey
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