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Statue of Brooks Robinson, ‘Mr. Oriole,’ unveiled at Camden Yards - The Washington Post
"The statue depicts Robinson at third base preparing to throw out a runner at first base. A 4 1/2-foot-tall pedestal includes panels describing Robinson’s career."

PressBox: On Brooks' Celebratory Day, Angelos Can't Dodge Scrutiny
"What could the owner of the Orioles have been so busy with on the day when a statue of his team's greatest star and greatest ambassador was being unveiled?"

Orioles to interview Dodgers' De Jon Watson for GM post -
"Dodgers farm director De Jon Watson will interview for the Baltimore Orioles’ vacant general manager position, according to a baseball source who spoke on the condition of anonymity."

Where did all the Orioles fans go? - CSN Baltimore
"Two seasons ago, the Orioles had their first four crowds under 10,000, and though they don’t disclose season-ticket sales, it’s obvious that they’ve increased slightly since then. This season, the smallest announced crowd was 10,556."


St. Louis Cardinals 16, Texas Rangers 4 |
"The Cardinals superstar Albert Pujols pounded three home runs among five hits, driving in six runs and amassing 14 total bases, as St. Louis obliterated the Rangers, 16-7, in Game 3 of the 2011 World Series."