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Ex-Orioles manager Earl Weaver dead at 82

Ex-Orioles manager Earl Weaver dead at 82

BALTIMORE, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Hall of Fame manager Earl Weaver, who took Baltimore to four World Series, died of a heart attack while on a cruise, the team said Saturday. He was 82.

Duquette tapped as Orioles baseball exec

BALTIMORE, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Former Boston Red Sox General Manager Dan Duquette was hired Tuesday as executive vice president of baseball operations for the Baltimore Orioles.
Future of Preakness in doubt

Future of Preakness in doubt

BALTIMORE, May 11 (UPI) -- Maryland will use eminent domain, if necessary, to keep future runnings of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico racetrack, the state's governor said.

Seattle gets Erik Bedard from Baltimore

SEATTLE, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The Seattle Mariners Friday acquired star left-hander Erik Bedard from the Baltimore Orioles for outfielder Adam Jones.

Comcast files suit over broadcast rights

BALTIMORE, April 22 (UPI) -- Comcast SportNet has filed a lawsuit against the Baltimore Orioles over broadcast rights that could affect the Washington Nationals.

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D.C. fights to acquire Montreal Expos

WASHINGTON, May 7 (UPI) -- The District of Columbia is stepping up efforts to relocate the Montreal Expos to its turf, despite opposition from Baltimore, the Washington Times said.

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Another incident for the Orioles

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Pitcher Jason Johnson of Baltimore was helped off the field Wednesday, apparently after having a hypoglycemic reaction that resulted from low blood sugar.

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Orioles make front office changes

BALTIMORE, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- The Baltimore Orioles have turned to former pitchers Mike Flanagan and Jim Beattie to revive a franchise that has endured five straight losing seasons.

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Tigers fire Garner after 0-6 start

Orioles owner on negotiating committee

NEW YORK, April 8 (UPI) -- Baltimore Orioles owner Peter Angelos was named Monday to the Major League Baseball negotiating committee.
Peter Angelos
Baltimore Orioles owner Peter Angelos testifies before the House Government Reform Committee about the ongoing dispute involving the Nationals' and Orioles' TV exposure on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 7, 2006. Major League Baseball and Orioles owner Peter Angelos control most of the Mid Atlantic Sports Network which owns the broadcast rights to Nationals games, but is not carried by some local cable companies. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

Peter G. Angelos (born July 4, 1929 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania), is an American trial lawyer.

Angelos is also the majority owner of the Baltimore Orioles, a baseball team in the American League East Division.

Angelos is a graduate of Eastern College of Commerce and Law the University of Baltimore School of Law. He began work as a criminal defense lawyer following graduation. For most of his legal career Angelos made a living as a lawyer representing Baltimore labor unions and their members in his own private practice, which he founded in 1961. Beginning in the 1980s, Angelos refashioned his firm from criminal law to civil class action suits. In 1982, his wealth and law firm expanded exponentially when he represented a large number of plaintiffs in asbestos litigation and won. He reportedly made over $100 million on this single case. Angelos was also enormously successful in representing the state of Maryland as lead attorney in a suit against Philip Morris and suing Wyeth, the makers of part of the diet pill combination fen-phen. It was after this that he became a major player in the Baltimore community. Angelos's law firm currently has offices in Baltimore; Philadelphia; Cumberland, Maryland; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Wilmington, Delaware; and Knoxville, Tennessee.

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