Tag: major league baseball

Disguised as Substitute Teacher, Adam Jones Visits Baltimore School

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Courtesy Bank of America/MLB
Courtesy Bank of America/MLB

Orioles star Adam Jones treated a classroom of students at Baltimore’s SEED School earlier this year to a free baseball game, but not before surprising them by disguising himself as the teacher.

Still in the Hunt for Playoffs, Orioles Fighting for Relevance

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Buck Showalter (Kenya Allen/Pressbox)
Buck Showalter (Kenya Allen/Pressbox)

by Stan “The Fan” Charles/Pressbox

Since the All-Star break, the Baltimore Orioles have done what they have done all season — frustrate and tease fans.

The Orioles’ 18-17 second-half record leaves them with an unimpressive 62-61 season mark, and with 39 games to go, it is looking more and more likely the team will be on the outside looking in when postseason play begins.

Orioles Adam Jones May Face Discipline for Candid Remarks

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Despite Tuesday’s Orioles-Yankees game ending in an astounding 14-5 win for the birds, center-fielder Adam Jones managed to have his mood soured by a fan who interrupted play by running onto the field at Yankee Stadium. The frequently candid Jones had harsh words for the trespasser after the game.

Cal Ripken’s Business Empire Worth $30 Million

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Cal Ripken Jr.,

Courtesy Citybizlist – Cal Ripken Jr.’s business interests generate $30 million a year in gross revenue and include in addition a foundation with a $14 million annual budget, according to Forbes.

Surveying the Scene: Opening Day 2013

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Photo courtesy birdswatcher.com
Photo courtesy birdswatcher.com

“Happy Opening Day,” a customer shouts to Themar, the owner of a cafe on Pratt Street, as he heads out to door and into the spring morning. Themar waves back from behind the counter, smiling.

“Where are you working today?” Themar asks a woman in orange knee-high socks who is pressed up to the counter. Behind her, people who look like they are on their way to work eat breakfast and check email on laptops.

“Sliders,” she replies, taking hold of a carrier full of coffee. “We’ve been in since 6:30 this morning.”

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