Category Archives: Orioles

Earl Weaver: “Manager’s Corner”

The Orioles recently unveiled Hall-of-Fame manager Earl Weaver’s statue at Camden Yards, but for many his greatest legacy (including 4 AL pennants and a 1970 World Series championship) was his feisty attitude and potty-mouth. Skizz Cyzyk captured Earl’s spirit best … Continue reading

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Earl Weaver: The sorest loser that ever lived

“On my tombstone just write, The sorest loser that ever lived.” –  Earl Weaver Related: Earl Weaver: “Manager’s Corner” — Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver colorfully answers questions from baseball fans. Film by Skizz Cyzyk. Expletive Earl: Weaver’s prank tape … Continue reading

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Vi-lent Crime: Cal Ripkin’s Mom Threatened Again

By Tom Warner (Baltimore Or Less) What is it with Vi Ripkin’s car and carjackers? Or rather, WTF? I mean, the woman lives in down-homey Aberdeen, Maryland – a town of 15,000 where residents claim “everybody knows everybody” – not … Continue reading

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1966 Baltimore Orioles Batboy Picked up Bats and Balls with Metal Hooks

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO … ? O’s batboy Jay Mazzone Nearly 40 years ago, Jay Mazzone was the most famous batboy in the major leagues. By Jacques Kelly (The Baltimore Sun, 7/28/2007) As a 12-year-old, he joined the Orioles in that magical … Continue reading

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