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Integrating the Orioles: Baseball and Race in Baltimore
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The struggle to integrate the Baltimore Orioles mirrored the fight for civil rights in Baltimore. The Orioles debuted in 1954, the same year the Supreme Court struck down public school segregation. As Baltimore experienced demonstrations, white flight and a 1968 … Read More

Skipper Supreme: Buck Showalter and the Baltimore Orioles
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For the first decade of the 21st century, the Baltimore Orioles were perpetual cellar dwellers, with losing seasons from 1998-2011 —fourteen straight years. They were the worst team in baseball when two-time American League Manager of the Year Buck Showalter … Read More

A Gem for Orioles Fans
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Orioles fans will want to grab a copy of this biography from one of our 2015 Book Festival participants. Author Doug Wilson wrote Brooks: The Biography of Brooks Robinson. The book highlights the career of one of baseball’s truly class … Read More

Rick Dempsey’s Caught Stealing: Unbelievable Stories From a Lifetime of Baseball
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Rick Dempsey’s Caught Stealing is a collection of fun, colorful, and entertaining stories from one of the most beloved characters in baseball. It’s a book that brings back the magic of baseball to anyone who reads it, the magic Rick … Read More

Frank Robinson: A Baseball Biography
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Frank Robinson was one of the greatest baseball players of the 20th century. He was Rookie of the Year for the Cincinnati Reds in 1956, won the Triple Crown in 1966, led the Baltimore Orioles to four World Series appearances, … Read More

Baltimore Baseball & Barbecue with Boog Powell: Stories from the Orioles’ Smokey Slugger (American Palate)
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Since he started smacking long balls for the Baltimore Orioles, John Boog” Powell has enjoyed the gustatory delights of his adopted hometown. A four-time All-Star and a fixture in two World Series, Boog also knows how to make one heck … Read More

Brooks: The Biography of Brooks Robinson
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Finalist for the 2014 Casey Award! Selected by the National Baseball Hall of Fame for the 2014 author’s series Brooks Robinson is one of baseball’s most transcendent and revered players. He won a record sixteen straight Gold Gloves at third … Read More

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