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What's on the agenda for today? Watching the Olympics? Is TODAY the day the Orioles do something?

Happy anniversary, Dr. Jones
Happy anniversary, Dr. Jones
Denis Poroy

Frank Robinson combined power, grace in stellar career | FOX Sports on MSN
Enjoy this nice story on Frank Robinson. Nothing earth shattering or that many of us didn't already know, but it's always good to remember Frank.

Flaherty ready for second base opportunity | Comcast SportsNet Baltimore
It would be worrisome if he wasn't ready for the opportunity.

Baltimore Orioles catcher Michael Ohlman's climb back to prospect status |
After a great and healthy season in 2013, Michael Ohlman is back on the radar.

Phillies, Orioles likely out on A.J. Burnett | Sporting News
A.J. Burnett wants to stay in the National League. If he does want to be close to home, and the rumors are true that the Nationals want him, well I guess that's that.

Taking a "Listen" at Tim Berry | Camden Depot
Learn a little more about Tim Berry.

Diamond Anniversary: Baltimore Orioles, 1954 Cactus Cup Champions | Roar From 34
In honor of their 60th anniversary, RF34 will be writing stories about the 1954 season all year long. First up is a tale of the very first O's spring training, held in Arizona.

Ownership Economics | Baltimore Sports and Life
Another look at the Orioles and their spending habits. I'm very ready for the season to start.

On this day in 1985, a young man named Felix Pie was born. Things didn't work out for him in the majors, but we had a few good moments with him. Remember when he hit for the cycle? And all of the clapping? It's also the birthday of former Orioles Bob Oliver, Don Heffner, and Hoot Evers.

On this day in 2008, the Orioles traded Erik Bedard for Adam Jones, Chris Tillman, George Sherrill, Kam Mickolio, and Tony Butler. That was a very good day.

Tower, this is Open Thread, requesting a flyby.