April 13, 2000
Red Sox: Jose Offerman drew his 10th walk in 17 plate appearances. Twins: Reliever Hector Carrasco pitched 4 1/3 innings of hitless ball. Yankees: There was a moment of silence before the game for former New York reliever Graeme Lloyd's wife, Cindy, who died last week. Yogi Berra threw out the first pitch.
April 9, 1999
Quote: "This is the biggest obstacle in my career. I'll overcome it. I'll work hard and overcome it." -- Mariners All-Star shortstop Alex Rodriguez after surgery yesterday to repair a torn medial meniscus in his left knee.It's a fact: The first two games of the Red Sox-Royals series each lasted 2 hours, 51 minutes. Boston had 13 hits and four walks.Who's hot: The Rangers collected 35 hits in their season-opening series with the Tigers, scoring 21 runs and batting .330.Who's not: The Royals have started 0-3 for the fifth time since 1992 after leading the major leagues with a 22-9 spring record.
April 6, 2003
On deck Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford and Phil Rizzuto will throw out the first pitches for the Yankees' home opener tomorrow. He said it "There are certain steps along the way with a new team. A big step is getting the first win. Now I'm here, I feel like I'm a part of the team." Tom Glavine, Mets pitcher Who's hot Jim Thome of the Phillies has reached base safely in 60 straight games, the longest streak in the majors. Who's not The Tigers are the first team with back-to-back 0-5 starts since the 1992-1993 Royals.
December 4, 2000
Baltimore's Babe Ruth Museum is planning to join with the Yogi Berra Museum in Montclair, N.J., on an exhibit highlighting baseball in Japan and the United States. Officials announced the exhibit, which they hope will debut in the fall of 2002 and tour cities in both countries, yesterday at the Babe Ruth Museum near Camden Yards. Berra, the Hall of Fame catcher for the New York Yankees who starred in the 1950s and 1960s, attended the event. He had toured Japan twice with his Yankees teammates in the 1950s.
July 3, 1993
July 13, 1993 Oriole Park at Camden YardsTwelve former Orioles are on the American League team that will play a National League team of old-timers in the Heroes of Baseball All-Star Game on July 12 at Camden Yards. The rosters:AMERICAN LEAGUE Player .. .. .. .. .. Team .. .. Pos.Luis Aparicio* ... .. Orioles .. CoachYogi Berra* ... .. .. Yankees .. CoachPaul Blair . .. .. .. Orioles .. OFBill Buckner .. .. .. Red Sox .. 1BAl Bumbry .. .. .. .. Orioles .. OFBert Campaneris .. .. A's ... .. SSDoug DeCinces . .. .. Orioles .. 3BBobby Doerr* .. .. .. Red Sox .. CoachBob Feller* ... .. .. Indians .. PMark Fidrych .. .. .. Tigers ... PRollie Fingers* .. .. A's ... .. PBobby Grich ... .. .. Orioles .. 2BKen Griffey Sr. .. .. Mariners . OFReggie Jackson* .. .. O's/Yanks.
August 2, 2012
After 120 years of continuous operation, Fields of Pikesville is closing. “It's true,” said Fields co-owner and general manager Jeffrey Levin, whose pharmacist father Norman bought the store from the Fields family in 1946. Levin said that the store and its lunch counter, a longtime gathering spot for Pikesville residents, will close around Labor Day, or as soon as inventory is sold off. Still know as Fields Pharmacy by the locals, the pharmacy stopped operating in 1998, according to Levin.
March 17, 1993
Stung by the defection of the Maine Mariners last summer, officials in Portland gave a green light yesterday for continued negotiations to lure either the Baltimore Skipjacks or another, unidentified American Hockey League franchise.Steve Rosenblatt, general manager of the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, said the board of trustees for the arena was updated on those negotiations by the four-member sports committee and the consensus of the trustees was to "bring back the best lease we can."