Baltimore Orioles

July 11th, 2015

25 Years After ’90 MLB All-Star Game, Greg And Gregg Olson Reconnect

Pitcher Gregg Olson reached his first and only All-Star Game in 1990. And so did catcher Greg Olson. They haven’t spoken since. On the 25th anniversary of that game, Bill Littlefield got Greg and Gregg on the phone together to remember the coincidence — and to find out what happens to all those baseball cards that get mailed to the wrong Olson.

June 27th, 2015

MLB Draft Pick Pat Connaughton Drafted Again By NBA

Most athletes will never be drafted by one pro team, let alone two. Notre Dame graduate Pat Connaughton signed with the Baltimore Orioles in 2014 and this week was chosen in the NBA Draft. In an interview with Bill Littlefield, Connaughton says he’s not ready to pick one sport over the other.

May 2nd, 2015

Commentary: Sports By The Numbers

Bill Littlefield explains why we care about the numbers of runs, innings, points, and goals in sports.

In The News
May 2nd, 2015

Citing Fan Safety, Baltimore Orioles Close Stadium

Home runs are usually cause for celebration, but ESPN’s Tim Kurkjian called the Baltimore Orioles first home run in their game against the Chicago White Sox game on Wednesday the “eeriest thing I’ve seen in a long time.” He joins Bill Littlefield to describe what it’s like to watch Major League game in an empty ballpark.

April 29th, 2015

With Camden Yards Empty, Reflecting On The Events In Baltimore

Sports is full of stories about games played. This week Bill Littlefield is thinking about a couple that weren’t.

Only A Blog
October 16th, 2014

The Best Pictures From MLB’s Playoffs (So Far)

From a sullen Buck Showalter to a horizontal Mike Moustakas, Only A Game has compiled the best photos from the first three rounds of the 2014 MLB playoffs.

In Depth
October 11th, 2014

After 29-Year Playoff Drought, Kansas City Rallies Behind Royals

Back in the playoffs for the first time since 1985, the Kansas City Royals have advanced to the American League Championship Series. Can they beat the Baltimore Orioles? Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star weighs in.

Only A Blog
October 2nd, 2014

Eight Reasons To Rejoice During MLB’s Playoffs

Still despairing the departure of summer? Here’s something to cheer you up — postseason baseball! Only A Game has your MLB playoff primer.

In the news
October 12th, 2013

Amherst College Builds Pipeline To MLB Front Offices

MLB general managers Dan Duquette, Ben Cherington and Neal Huntington share more than an occupation. They also share an alma mater. Duquette, GM of the Baltimore Orioles, joins Bill Littlefield to explain how a small liberal arts college in Western Massachusetts has created a pipeline to MLB front offices.

March 23rd, 2013

Nimble Competition At Baltimore Orioles Ballboy/Ballgirl Tryout

The Baltimore Orioles are in Sarasota, Fla., finishing up spring training, but back home in Baltimore, the competition to make the team is just as fierce. The Orioles held open tryouts for ballboys and ballgirls. WTMD reporter Sam Gallant took his chance at a part time job.

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