Category Archives: St. Patrick’s Day

Sammy Ross, Baltimore City Paper’s “Best of Baltimore” Mascot

Baltimore City Paper’s “1999 Best of Baltimore” “…Our spiritual inspiration, el luchador supremo, is our cover model, Sammy Ross–4 feet and 100 pounds of everything that’s right about this town. We went looking for a small person to wear a … Continue reading

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RIP Sammy Ross, Dwarf Entertainer (1923-2010)

The Entertainer By Alan H. Feiler (The Jewish Times, 12/24/2010) As a youngster, Leah Schwartz remembers going to family gatherings where her uncle, Sammy Ross, would always come up and joke around, doing anything just to make her smile. “He’d … Continue reading

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Sammy Ross, Short on Blarney

At the Irish Pizza Pub, the Little Guys Rule by Eddie Dean (Washington City Paper, 11/28/1997) Tucked in a dismal Laurel (Maryland) shopping center, the Irish Pizza Pub offers surrealism for the whole family. The decor is Celtic psychedelic, crammed … Continue reading

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