Baltimore Orioles stories in the SI Vault

An Ideal Team In Harm's Way By William Leggett, October 06, 1969 The Orioles, deep in pitching and strong up the middle, are throwbacks to classic Yankee teams. But the Twins' Harmon Killebrew, finishing an awesome year, has his own heroic thoughts.

Eddie Is A Handy Dandy By Steve Wulf, June 21, 1982 Eddie Murray has a special touch with the bat and glove, even if his necklace says he is 'Just Regular.'

Biggest Bird In The Bushes By Steve Wulf, August 15, 1983 Baltimore's Jim Palmer went to Hagerstown to begin his comeback from an arm ailment.

O You Beautiful Birds By Steve Wulf, June 19, 1989 A year after setting a record for futility, the Orioles are sitting pretty in the AL East.

A Native Son's Thoughts By Richard Ben Cramer, September 11, 1995 A Native Son's Thoughts (Many of Them Heretical) About Baltimore (Which Isn't What It Used to Be), Baseball (Which Isn't What It Used to Be) and the Steadfast Perfection of Cal Ripken Jr. (Which Is Ever Unchanging, Fairly Complicated and Truly Something to Behold).

Earl Weaver: A Mind for the Game By Tom Verducci, July 13, 2009 Before laptops, spreadsheets and VORP, the wizard of Baltimore was winning pennants by following his own internal baseball calculus.

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