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Orioles Batter Charges Mound, Punches Pitcher Square In The Face

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.08.2016 | Sports

A baseball game at Camden Yards in Baltimore sparked some hockey-fight flare on Tuesday night in a matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas Ci...

Baltimore's Best Kept Secret Reaches 50-Million-Dollar Milestone

Kandice Ferrell | Posted 09.24.2015 | Impact
Kandice Ferrell

Pictured left to right: Cal Ripken Jr., Vice Chairman and Steve Salem, President, Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation Fifty million dollars is a windfall any n...

Orioles Do Their Hourly Workers A Solid After Baltimore Protests

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.13.2015 | Sports

The organization is going to pay its employees for lose wages due to the Freddie Gray protests.

An Empty Ballpark in Baltimore: What Is Wrong With America's Cities and Can We Fix Them?

Clark Power | Posted 05.07.2016 | Sports
Clark Power

Like many of our cities, Baltimore stopped doing what cities do -- bring diverse people together to establish a common life that ennobles them all. Thus the empty stadium symbolized what happens when democracy fails and the people permit inequality to excuse injustice.

We Are All Baltimore

Jason Stanford | Posted 05.02.2016 | Sports
Jason Stanford

This might be a good opportunity to love our neighbors as we love ourselves. Someone smart said that once. It might have been Buck Showalter. When the Orioles return from curfew-imposed exile, I'll be there. But this time I'll be rooting for Baltimore and not just the Orioles. We're all in this together, and it's time to start acting like it.

Julia Craven

Baltimore Orioles Outfielder To City's Black Protesters: 'Your Frustration Is Warranted'

HuffingtonPost.com | Julia Craven | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics

If you're not black, maybe it's best to keep quiet on the community's reaction to police brutality -- or, at least, that's what Baltimore Orioles mana...

Lucy McCalmont

Orioles Broadcaster Tells What It Was Like To Call The Empty Game

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.30.2015 | Sports

"If the game’s there, it can’t avoid being a part of social events that are taking place around it. And it shouldn’t."

Baltimore Officials Clarify That Civil Rights Laws Don't Actually Apply to Black People

Prabha Kannan | Posted 06.29.2015 | Comedy
Prabha Kannan

"Look," the official said, "we've clearly marginalized this group of people for decades, so my announcement that we're excluding black citizens from the protections guaranteed by civil rights laws should come as no surprise to anyone here. I'm just making it official."

This Was How The Orioles-White Sox Game Sounded And Felt

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 04.29.2015 | Sports

The Baltimore Orioles played the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday at Orioles Park at Camden Yards in front of zero fans -- save for a few Orioles employ...

This Is What An Empty Baltimore Orioles Game Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.30.2015 | Sports

The team decided to play an empty game in light of the recent protests.

Meet the New Amazin' Mets

Tom Allon | Posted 06.29.2015 | New York
Tom Allon

It may just be a game. It might just be an illusion of hope. It might be too early in the season to order playoff tickets. But it's starting to feel a lot like 1969. Or 1986.

Baltimore-A City of Neighborhoods

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 06.28.2015 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

There is no excuse for the senseless violence that has broken out in Baltimore. But there are underlying causes that have been left for fester and now explode. The people, officials and business leaders of Baltimore know it.

Jordan Schultz

Cal Ripken Jr. Puts All-Star Game Conspiracy Theory To Rest

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.09.2015 | Sports

With MLB's opening day in the news, first ballot Hall of Famer Cal Ripken, Jr. stopped by HuffPost Live. Ripken, a legendary iron man who holds the sp...

O's All-Star Needed Just 2 Words To Describe His Team's Season

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.16.2014 | Sports

It didn't seem difficult for Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones to describe his team's season. Even after getting swept in the American Leagu...

Royals Pitcher Rubs Salt In The Orioles' Wound

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Sports

Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie rubbed some salt in the Baltimore Orioles' wound after his team took a 3-0 series lead on Tuesday night. Fol...

Attention Orioles Fans: Here Is What You Need To Keep Hope Alive

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.15.2014 | Sports

The deficit facing the Baltimore Orioles might seem insurmountable. Against these Kansas City Royals, it might prove to be insurmountable. But fans of...

5 Small Moves That Paid Off BIG For The Orioles

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.11.2014 | Sports

For the Baltimore Orioles, it has been about "opportunity" all season long. The team found itself four wins from the World Series because the players ...

How Bill Veeck Invented the Baltimore Orioles

Landon Jones | Posted 12.10.2014 | Sports
Landon Jones

When the Baltimore Orioles begin playing for the American League Championship series tonight, on the line will be not only their reputation but that of one of the most colorful franchises in baseball history: the St. Louis Browns, from whose ashes the Orioles rose like a phoenix exactly 60 years ago this year.

Sport and Society for Arete-Baseball

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.10.2014 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

The playoffs opened September 30 with the Wild Card Game in the American League where the Kansas City Royals showed up as the surprise guest and host. Over and over again came the reminders that the Royals had not been in post-season play since 1985 when they won the World Series.

18 Years Ago, This Pesky Kid Broke Baltimore Orioles Fans Hearts

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.09.2014 | Sports

Baltimore Orioles fans will always remember the name Jeffrey Maier. New York Yankees fans will always remember it as another clutch moment from Derek ...

3 Cy Young Winners? No Problem For The Orioles

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.06.2014 | Sports

Max Scherzer? Check. Justin Verlander? Check. David Price? Check. After sweeping the Detroit Tigers and their trio of Cy Young winners to advance to t...

Orioles' Celebration Had SO Many Pies

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Sports

Baltimore Orioles All-Star Adam Jones wasn't going to celebrate his team's first division title since 1997 without the fans. After the O's celebrated ...

Rosie's Back... With Heartfelt Humor!

Lee-En Chung | Posted 11.12.2014 | Comedy
Lee-En Chung

I even spotted comedienne Rosie in the front row of Barbara Walter's final appearance on The View on May 16, 2014 after Barbara's 800 episodes and 50 years in television.

Manny Shows Off His Arm With Unbelievable Throw

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.31.2014 | Sports

Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado did that thing again where he shows off his arm strength with an off-balanced and spectacular throw. ...

The Problem With the All-Star Game

Andrew Wild | Posted 09.07.2014 | Sports
Andrew Wild

The idea that something as serious as World Series home-field advantage will be decided by a hobbled Derek Jeter starting at short or possibly without White Sox ace Chris Sale is infuriating to any fan of the game. I'll highlight the biggest problems with this year's All-Star crew.