baseball: blue jays @ orioles

5. A quality start from Tillman, two Earl Weaver specials, Chris Davis’ 35th, and that Machado kid sure is something, isn’t he?

quoth the raven, ‘sack kaepernick’

“Just witnessing a Baltimore ritual. I’ve lived here all my life and never visited Poe’s grave, much less seen the Visitor. That’s akin to never going to Fort McHenry or watching the Orioles play.” “Bunch of bums.” Rainer frowned. “I hate the American League.” “Where did you grow up, Detective?” “Jersey. I’m a Mets fan….

cities that love their sports teams too much

If ever a city needed a self-help book, it was Baltimore: Towns That Love Sports Teams Too Much, and the Greedy Team Owners Who Use Them. — Laura Lippman, Charm City I grew up in a town without a football team. The Colts were still in Baltimore for the first few years of my life,…

gourmet ballpark hot dogs: sluggy’s

Where: Stuggy’s, Baltimore, MD. Camden Yards location, under the new centerfield roof deck; there’s a brick and mortar store in Fells Point. What: Crab Mac ‘N’ Cheese Dog With whom: the Paternal Unit and Uncle A Why: Baseball! Macaroni and cheese and crab meat on a hot dog! Because God loves me and wants me…

ball park hot dogs: orioles park at camden yards

Where: Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, MD. What: a regular garden variety ball park frank With whom: my father and my uncle, who both also ate hot dogs, and my vegetarian sister, who ate nachos Why: It’s good to try a variety of ball park hot dogs. This one was juicy and tender, although…

baseball: ny mets @ baltimore orioles

baseball: ny mets @ baltimore orioles, originally uploaded by minervacat. Twenty nine. The Orioles, man. The Orioles are not a good baseball team. The beer was tasty, though, and the company was good, and even though he’s not hitting worth crap, Matt Wieters does continue to exist, a fact that I’m pretty into. So it…

yanks @ o’s

yanks @ o’s, originally uploaded by minervacat. I resolve to get up to my hometown to take more photos this year; Baltimore is a weird, gorgeous, decaying city, and I never give it enough credit. (It’ll have to be after mid-June, though. February through mid-June are sort of consumed by baseball already. As it is…

baltimore: hampden & the avenue

baltimore: hampden & the avenue, originally uploaded by minervacat. For Lani. I like this picture for the suggested motion in the butterflies, faked into being by the limitations of my point and click camera indoors in poor lighting. I’ve been trying to appreciate the point and click to its fullest extent over the last few…