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  • We few, we happy few … June 10, 2024
    MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports Patrick J. O’Rourke, who died unexpectedly at his Lancaster, Ohio home Sunday morning at the age of 74, may have been the most in-touch person I have ever known. He was in touch with God, with his loving family, his legions of friends and with the communities he loved the…
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  • She can use the rest anyway? June 10, 2024
    She can use the rest anyway? MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports Caitlin Clark will not be selected for this summer’s United States Olympic women’s basketball team. Egads! Of course, all things Caitlin Clark, on and off the court, has become egads, and that’s fine; that’s good. Egads comes with interest, and Clark has brought plenty…
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  • Suddenly, the Negro Leagues count …Suddenly? May 30, 2024
    Suddenly, the Negro Leagues count …Suddenly? MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports No sport cherishes its history and its statistics more than baseball does, and on Wednesday baseball gained a whole lot new of both as Major League Baseball officially implemented an integrated statistics database to include the statistics of the 2,300 players who played in the…
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  • In Skenes, Pirates got the Bucs Fever May 20, 2024
    MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports The irony was not lost on Friday afternoon; for under the brilliant sun at Wrigley Field, the brilliance of the sun was running second to the brilliance of the young pitcher on the mound. Yet it wasn’t the brilliance of a Chicago Cubs pitcher that had Wrigley buzzing this time.…
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  • I don’t care if I never get back May 16, 2024
    I don’t care if I never get back “A hot dog at the ballpark is better than steak at the Ritz.” — Humphrey Bogart MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports Went to the ballgame yesterday. Nothing like a day game at the ballpark. Nothing like being there in the overcast spring, even with a sheer mist…
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  • Birds eat Nats? Not this time May 10, 2024
    MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports The Washington Nationals certainly showed their mettle this week against the Baltimore Orioles, not to mention the rising talent general manager Mike Rizzo has assembled. The teams split their two-game series at Nationals Park, with the Nats dominating the Orioles, 3-0, on Tuesday, holding Baltimore to three hits, before the…
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  • The guy does know how to make a splash May 7, 2024
    MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports Until this season, that continues to feel too good to be true, on days when the Orioles did not play, Orioles fans found themselves hesitant to go onto their social media outlets of choice (which probably isn’t a bad idea on any day) because they were afraid to find what…
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  • Hail, RFK; thanks for the memories May 6, 2024
    MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports The first and very last of the multi-sports stadiums of the 1960s and 1970s, also known as cookie-cutter stadiums, will be no more, as having concluded its environmental impact evaluation, the National Park Service announced last week that demolition of RFK Stadium can officially proceed so the land can be…
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  • Two trades that did benefit both teams May 2, 2024
    Two trades that did benefit both teams MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports With the Orioles and the New York Yankees wrapping up a rare four-game series today in Baltimore, and given their long history of competing against each other in the American League East since 1969, not to mention the often chippy relationship that has…
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  • New dimensions suit Walltimore just fine May 1, 2024
    New dimensions suit Walltimore just fine MIKE BURKE Allegany Communications Sports Prior to the 2022 season the Baltimore Orioles reconfigured the size and the shape of the playing field at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The facelift in one of the most beautiful ballparks in the world took place in left field as the Orioles…
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