Digest: Sports Legends Museum display to honor ex-Oriole Murray

Ratcliffe wins Women's Golf Association championship at Turf Valley

August 09, 2012|Sports Digest

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Sports Legends Museum to honor ex-Oriole Murray

In celebration of Saturday's statue unveiling of former Oriole Eddie Murray, Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards is showcasing a memorabilia display from Friday to Sept. 3. Items on display include Murray's road jersey from 1996, the year he hit his 500th home run in a home game at Oriole Park; a game-used bat; Murray's 1996 American League Championship Series locker nameplate; and a cachet issued for his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2003.

More Orioles: The team will hold Dream Week for fans in Sarasota, Fla., from Jan. 27 to Feb. 2. Dream Week participants will play daily doubleheader intrasquad games and will receive instruction from members of the 1983 Orioles throughout the week as the club honors the 30th anniversary of its third World Series championship. Mike Boddicker, Al Bumbry, Rick Dempsey, Scott McGregor and Tippy Martinez are among the Orioles expected to attend. The cost is $4,199 and includes round-trip airfare and six-night, seven-day hotel accommodations. Visit orioles.com/dreamweek, call 410-547-6063 or email fancamp@orioles.com to register or receive more information.

Golf: Sally Ratcliffe of The Elkridge Club highlighted her second round with a back-nine 35, and her final 76-74—150 secured the Women's Golf Association championship at Turf Valley Country Club. It marked her second title in the event; she also won in 2006.

College football: Maryland will hold a Fan Appreciation Day on Aug. 18, including a scrimmage at Byrd Stadium open to the public that will offer the first chance to see the new FieldTurf. Gates will open at 2 p.m., warm-ups are at 2:25 and the scrimmage is at 3. The team will hold an autograph session afterward. ... Mickey Rehring and Chris Castillo have joined the Johns Hopkins coaching staff. Rehring will coach the linebackers while also serving as the special teams coordinator, and Castillo will coach the defensive tackles. ... Muhlenberg senior running back Terrence Dandridge (Archbishop Curley) was selected as a co-captain. Dandridge rushed for a team-leading 741 yards last season, including eight touchdowns, and has 2,314 career rushing yards, fourth on the Mules' all-time list.

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