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Friday Morning Headlines: Police Union Shoots Down New Contract; Complaints of Speeding Vehicles in Towson; and More

0 Written by: | Friday, Oct 13, 2017 7:23am

Speeding vehicles a problem along Bellona Avenue in Towson, residents say — Baltimore Sun

Orioles ratings still among best in MLB, despite sharp drop-off — BBJ

Inside look at the Baltimore Police Department’s body worn camera unit — ABC2

Baltimore’s police union rejects new contract — WBAL-TV

About 2,000 Baltimore residents receive free-of-charge healthcare — WYPR

Culture, Featured

Fan Reviews Give Camden Yards First Place in Another MLB Stadium Ranking

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Oct 10, 2017 11:32am

Photo via Wikimedia Commons

The Orioles franchise escapes the 2017 season with some extra dignity, thanks to a new ranking based entirely on aggregated reviews from the internet.

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Ultimate Kids Day – Spend Your Last Day of Summer Break at Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017 11:00am

As the sun sets on the last days of summer and the kids begin to pack their backpacks with newly sharpened pencils and heavy textbooks, the all too familiar complaints of not wanting to go back to school surface. Read More →

Culture

The Aberdeen IronBirds Will Be Called the Steamed Crabs Tonight

0 Written by: | Friday, Aug 11, 2017 11:32am

Logo via Aberdeen Steamed Crabs

The Orioles’ minor league affiliate is trading its wings for crab claws for one night only.

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Culture

10 Questions With Orioles Closer Zach Britton

0 Written by: | Monday, Jul 17, 2017 3:26pm

Photo by Kenya Allen/PressBox

By Kevin Eck

Our media partner, PressBox, caught up with Orioles closer Zach Britton.

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Culture

The Big Little League

0 Written by: | Friday, Jun 23, 2017 12:00pm

Mayor Catherine Pugh with players on Opening Day 2016.  Photo courtesy of James Mosher Associates.

 
The memories are still vivid and come rushing forth for Rev. Quay Rich, one of the earliest alumni of West Baltimore’s nearly 60-year-old James Mosher Baseball little league, whose games are still played on its original two diamonds located behind James Mosher Elementary School at 2400 West Mosher Street.

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Lifeline

Ripken, Britton Took the Field for The Birds…of Aberdeen

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 5:01pm

The Aberdeen Ironbirds are a minor league affiliate of the Orioles, but the team has a couple of familiar names as they take the field for the season this week. Read More →

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Lifeline

Orioles’ J.J. Hardy Out up to Two Months with Wrist Fracture

0 Written by: | Monday, Jun 19, 2017 4:59pm

Photo via Wikimedia Commons, by Keith Allison

The O’s’ injury issues continue to worsen.

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Lifeline

After Racist Incident Targeting Adam Jones, Orioles’ John Angelos Condemns Nation’s Intolerant Atmosphere in Letter

0 Written by: | Wednesday, May 03, 2017 4:34pm


Orioles COO John Angelos isn’t known for being shy about his opinions, particularly when the discussion involves Freddie Gray or Donald Trump. Yesterday, responding to a nasty incident involving racist fans targeting Adam Jones in Boston on Monday night, he ran a letter on the website for the progressive magazine The Nation condemning the “sickness” of racism across the country.

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Culture, Featured, Lifeline

Orioles’ Adam Jones Endures Racist Abuse from Red Sox Fans at Fenway

0 Written by: | Tuesday, May 02, 2017 9:20am

Jones in 2011. Photo via Wikimedia Commons/by Keith Allison.

Teams visiting Fenway Park in Boston know to expect some chatter from the city’s infamous fans when they come through. However, Adam Jones couldn’t have foreseen the ugliness he encountered Monday night during the Birds’ 5-2 win over the Red Sox.

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