Monthly Archives: August 2010

Interview with "High Heat" author Tim Wendel – Part Two

Part two of my interview with High Heat author Tim Wendel from earlier this summer includes topics such as Orioles minor league legend Steve Dalkowski, Earl Weaver, Bull Durham, and Strasburg mania.There are so many interviews and conversations that informed … Continue reading

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Interview with "High Heat" author Tim Wendel – Part One

Earlier this summer I wrote about the book “High Heat: The Secret History of the Fastball and the Improbable Search for the Fastest Pitcher of All Time.” Author Tim Wendel was generous enough to do a phone interview with me … Continue reading

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Eutaw Street Chronicles: Bobby Bonilla – Sept. 8, 1996

As the 1996 season entered September the Orioles were threatening to become only the eighth major league team to win a division or league title after trailing by 12 games or more. The team was powering its way into the … Continue reading

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Bunt Singles

My “Flashback Friday” post this week focused on two-out, walk-off bunt singles in honor of Adam Jones’ effort on Monday night. Here are a few tidbits related to bunt singles that I came across while working on the article. –A … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Melvin Mora’s two-out, walk-off bunt single

Adam Jones’ two-out bunt single against the Mariners in the bottom of the 11th inning on Monday night had MASN broadcaster Jim Hunter – and likely many fans watching at home – enthusing about the play. Hunter stated mutliple times … Continue reading

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The Red Sox, the Yankees, and their high school equivalents

The Sports Pickle has provided a list of “8 Teams and Their High School Classmate Equivalents” that includes two of the Orioles’ A.L. East rivals: the Red Sox and the Yankees. Of the Red Sox: “This is the girl who … Continue reading

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Construction in Sarasota

Here are some photos, courtesy of Norm Schimmel, of the construction work being done at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota. -30- Baltimore Orioles

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