With the stadium lease drama about to go into extra innings in Annapolis and the typical Angelos family stall rolling on for baseball fans, longtime Baltimore journalist, author and Orioles historian John Eisenberg discusses the history of the franchise, the city and the downtown landscape he found four decades ago when he joined The Sun as a sportswriter and columnist.
As the Maryland Crab Cake Tour presented by The Maryland Lottery, Window Nation and Jiffy Lube rolls toward the holidays, it's always great to have Weis conversation with local authors like John Eisenberg, who recently wrote "Rocket Men," a history of what led to the opportunity for someone like Lamar Jackson to change the quarterback game.
Author Clayton Trutor tells shares some decades-old Gary Williams and Baltimore hoops pipeline tales from his new "Boston Ball" book of Beantown college basketball coaching history and how it shaped the sport on the hardwood.
Local author and longtime Baltimore sportswriter John Eisenberg tells Nestor the long, ugly trail for black quarterbacks in the NFL chronicled in his new book, "Rocket Men," at Pappas in Parkville on the Maryland Crab Cake Tour.
Anthropologist Linda Rabben shares her local expertise and new book on the social history of stained glass in 20th Century Baltimore homes that you've driven by every day of your life. A fascinating deep dive from churches to stoops to Roland Park aristocracy a century ago.
Renowned author Roland Lazenby tells Nestor about his latest biography on the life and times of Earvin "Magic" Johnson. From the roots of his basketball story through the Showtime Lakers to becoming one of the richest American athletes in the world through his passion for being an entrepreneur, businessman and civic mover.
Every Orioles fan remembers Barbara Phelps-Anderson, who hit it big in the 50th Anniversary of the Maryland Lottery celebration when Ryan Mountcastle hit the 50th home run in a memorable Baltimore baseball summer. Nestor caught up with the huge Birds fans down in Sunnyside to relive the magic moment and talk offseason Orioles baseball.
Legendary Philadelphia blues rockers Tommy Conwell and The Young Rumblers return to the Baltimore area for the first time in two decades and Nestor asks why it's still fun to put the band back together almost four decades after the Hammerjacks magic of "I'm Not Your Man."
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh privately vowed to help Nestor Aparicio with his media credential bullying situation with Chad Steele in any way he could. Weeks later, Aparicio was exterminated. Harbaugh then told him he was unhappy about it but powerless because it wasn't his department in Owings Mills.
As the Maryland Crab Cake continues to tell the good work being done locally, Nestor gets better educated on the modern efforts, fundraising and research that The Leukemia & Lymphona Society continues to do to keep folks like his wife alive after cancer strikes. Let Katie Stegman, her beautiful 4-month old baby and Dominick Iaquinto tell you about their vision to make Nestor the "Visionary Of The Year" in 2024.
“What did do you do wrong, Nestor?” “Why would the Ravens throw you out?” “Why are you the only one in the local media whom they’ve thrown out?” “Why have they treated you this way?” “WHAT DID YOU DO WRONG!?!” I am fed up with these questions from Baltimore sports fans so I wrote to the owner because these questions are his to answer. Letters to John Harbaugh and Eric DeCosta are also coming soon.