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Former ump Palermo treasures run-ins with Weaver

Former ump Palermo treasures run-ins with Weaver

MLB.com Updated Jan 19, 2013
Earl Weaver, the Orioles' Hall of Fame manager who was notorious for his run-ins with umpires, was remembered fondly by one of his former adversaries, Steve Palermo.
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  • Source: Breslow gets 2-year deal with Red Sox

    Source: Breslow gets 2-year deal with Red Sox

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 19, 2013
    The Boston Red Sox on Saturday reached agreement with their final arbitration-eligible player, striking a two-year, $6.25 million deal with lefthanded reliever Craig Breslow, according to a baseball source.
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  • Orioles draw huge raves during FanFest

    Orioles draw huge raves during FanFest

    MLB.com Jan 19, 2013
    Saturday was a bittersweet day for Orioles fans, who mourned the passing of Hall of Famer Earl Weaver and also showed their support for the resurgence of Baltimore baseball.
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  • Obama: Stan remains to this day an icon untarnished

    Obama: Stan remains to this day an icon untarnished

    CNNSI.com Jan 19, 2013
    How great was Stan Musial? He had too many batting records to fit on his Hall of Fame plaque. The Cardinals legend died Saturday in Ladue, Mo., surrounded by family. He was 92.
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  • 30 Seconds With Tommy John

    30 Seconds With Tommy John

    nytimes.com Jan 19, 2013
    John, who was named the National League's comeback player of the year in 1976, retired in 1989. He had 288 victories and a 3.34 earned run average in his 26-year career.
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  • RIP Earl Weaver, The Irascible, Cigarette-Smoking Orioles Manag…

    RIP Earl Weaver, The Irascible, Cigarette-Smoking Orioles Manager Who Was Moneyball Before "Moneyball" Existed

    Earl Weaver, who managed the Orioles for 15 seasons from 1968-1982 (and another two from 1985-1986) passed away on Friday night at the age 82. In 11 of his 17 seasons, the Orioles won 90 or more games, and in his first three at the helm he guided Baltim…
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  • Contract settled, Wieters enjoys DVD premiere

    Contract settled, Wieters enjoys DVD premiere

    MLB.com Jan 19, 2013
    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters agreed to a $5.5 million deal for 2013 on Friday afternoon, avoiding a potentially contentious arbitration hearing and allowing him to enter Spring Training without his contract status hanging over his head.
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  • Video - Dempsey Comments On Weaver's Passing 03:58

    Dempsey Comments On Weaver's Passing

    Jan 19
    Former Orioles catcher Rick Dempsey comments on the passing and legacy of Earl Weaver.
  • Video - Selig, Ripken Comment On Weaver's Passing 00:52

    Selig, Ripken Comment On Weaver's Passing

    Jan 19
    Bud Selig and Cal Ripken Jr. comment on the death of former Orioles manager Earl Weaver.
  • Video - Earl Weaver Dead At 82 03:02

    Earl Weaver Dead At 82

    Jan 19
    Tim Kurkjian reacts to the death of former Orioles manager Earl Weaver.
  • Video - Orioles Comment On Weaver's Passing 00:24

    Orioles Comment On Weaver's Passing

    Jan 19
    Peter Angelos comments on the death of former Orioles manager Earl Weaver.