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“Orioles Classics” #TBT: Ripken’s run and retirement

Having to hunker down at home while waiting for the new/novel coronavirus (what are they calling it this week, anyway?) to wane has been tough on all of us. But think about what it might have been like for Cal Ripken Jr. had the pandemic hit our shores during his playing days. The Iron Man carved out a place for himself among the legends of

“Orioles Classics” #TBT: Something for everyone

One of the great things about a baseball game is that different people can watch the same contest and be entertained in multiple ways. All depends on what part of the game you like the most. With that in mind, this week’s list of “Orioles Classics” on MASN contains a little something for everyone. You like offense? Well, we’ve got bunches of home runs and

“Orioles Classics” #TBT: Extras! Extras! Read all about it!

If you can get up at (or stay up until) 4 a.m., you can now watch live baseball. It’s on the tube at that hour because it’s coming to you live from South Korea, where COVID-19 precautions have eased up enough to permit the Korea Baseball Organization to play ball, albeit without fans in the stands. It’s a little surreal, watching players you don’t know

“Orioles Classics” #TBT: More memories from yesteryear

For many years, Mother’s Day and baseball were irrevocably intertwined in my life. The first baseball game I ever attended was on Mother’s Day 1966, the day Frank Robinson hit a home run out of Memorial Stadium, making him the only player to ever accomplish that feat. Of course, we didn’t know it until the next day, when my dad read it in the morning

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