Monthly Archives: March 2010

1970 Orioles Rank Among the All-Time Great Teams

O’s fans will be hearing a fair amount this season about the 1970 World Series champions, and rightly so. The Orioles will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the organization’s second championship team during a pregame ceremony at Camden Yards on … Continue reading

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The View from Sarasota, Part 5

The blog-O’s-phere has provided some quality, in-person updates from Spring Training of late. Over at Dempsey’s Army, Heath reported on his visit to the team’s minor league camp as well as his trip to Ed Smith Stadium. Meanwhile, Wayward O … Continue reading

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Cement Head? Actually, Altobelli will be Cast in Bronze

The Rochester Red Wings have announced they will honor former Orioles manager Joe Altobelli – the man owner Edward Bennett Williams once dubbed “cement head” – with a statute outside the team’s stadium. I profiled Altobelli for a Flashback Friday … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Feeling Ducky

The Long Island Ducks are not an Orioles affiliate; it only seems that way after the Atlantic League club signed Sir Sidney Ponson this week, two years after serving as the home base for the Jay Gibbons apology tour. Paging … Continue reading

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March Madness? Mark Hendrickson Knows All About It

Not only is Mark Hendrickson among a handful of major leaguers to have played in the NBA, he’s also on the list of professional baseball players to have participated in March Madness. Hendrickson played for Washington State in the 1994 … Continue reading

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The Return of Steve Johnson; Orioles Father-Son Combos

Last month I wrote about Bob Kennedy being the first player for the modern Orioles to hit a grand slam. Kennedy also happens to be among the rare father-son combinations to have played for the Orioles; his son, Terry Kennedy, … Continue reading

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Fishing with Luke Scott

I’m not much of an Angler, so I don’t have a good 200-words-or-less answer for WFN as to why every day is a good day for fishing.  Nevertheless, this seems like a pretty cool contest.Early entries are closer to 20 … Continue reading

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