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Visiting the mound in a bases-loaded, no-out situation, the late Baltimore Orioles Manager Earl Weaver — fresh out of good advice — once told his beleaguered pitcher, “If you know how to cheat, this would be the time.” In a...
Rookies in the postseason, the Washington Nationals played like poised veterans. The Nationals escaped a bases-loaded jam in the seventh inning, Tyler Moore blooped a two-out, two-run single in the eighth and Washington beat the defending World Series...
firstname.lastname@example.orgAntonio Tobias “Toby” Mendez has been making a new Cal Ripken Jr. in his studio. Mendez’s version — in bronze — will be taller than the human version of the Iron Man shortstop and several hundred pounds heavier. The...
Like the best Italian mothers, Rose Savalino Uddeme spent a lot of time cooking for her kids when the family lived off the corner of Central and Eastern avenues on the edge of Little Italy in the 1960s. One of her go-to meals was a staple of hard times:...
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June 12, 1993: A 10-game winning streak, their longest in six years, lifts the Orioles over .500 for the first time. Paul Carey gets three hits as the Birds score four runs in the top of the ninth to defeat the Boston Red Sox, 5-1. June 13, 1985: The...
The Baltimore SunOAKLAND, Calif. — A week ago, Manny Machado was about to head onto the field from the dugout at Camden Yards when someone yelled out to him, "Hey Manny." It's not an unusual occurrence these days for the young third baseman, who is increasingly...
The Baltimore SunOAKLAND, Calif. — Before Michael Lewis' book "Moneyball" hit the best sellers list and before Brad Pitt brought Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane to the big screen in the Academy Award-nominated film of the same name, the concept of building a...
Sun StaffIn seven years with the Orioles, Paul Richards made the largest trade in baseball history, signed Brooks Robinson, invented the oversized catcher's mitt and preached a pitching-and-defense philosophy that defined the Orioles for years after he was gone....
Sun StaffJim Palmer had retired after a month in 1984. Al Bumbry and Ken Singleton were released after that season. Cal Ripken needed big hands to carry all the torches that were passed to him in 1985. Given additional responsibilities with the loss of some...
Sun StaffThis is where The Streak began, in 1982, its inception dependent on the patience of manager Earl Weaver, who continued to write Cal Ripken's name into the lineup until the kid proved he belonged. Ripken batted .128 with no RBIs in 23 games with the...
Sun StaffCal Ripken just wanted to play the game. He followed in the spike marks of his father and hoped to emulate boyhood idol Brooks Robinson, but ended up creating a legend all his own. Ripken redefined the shortstop position, unhorsed one of the most revered...
1960 - Aug. 24: Calvin Edwin Ripken Jr. is born in Havre de Grace, Md. 1978 - June 13: Ripken is selected in the second round of the amateur draft by the Orioles, the team's fourth pick. He begins pro career with Bluefield (W.Va.) in the rookie...
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