Peter G. Angelos was developing a well-earned reputation as a supreme meddler, an intimidating life force and a bad guy to work for in Major League Baseball. He was making the antics of George Steinbrenner circa 1978 look like a sick, reprised role in Baltimore.
This is Chapter 2 of The Peter Principles, a book chronicling the Baltimore Orioles ownership tenure of Peter G. Angelos. In the early days, getting rid of DeWitt and Lucchino was easy but winning proved to be much more difficult for King Peter.
It's hard to put into words just how great Brooks Robinson was to everyone he met. He was the gold standard for human beings and Baltimore loved him. So did his teammates. Let them tell you all about the legend of No. 5.
There are no words to adequately express his contributions on and off the field in the City of Baltimore over the last 70 years. The loss of Brooks Robinson on Tuesday night brought the city to a standstill. We will share our Hall of Fame chats with No. 5 here and at WNST-AM 1570 throughout the week as the Orioles attempt to clinch another American League East crown. RIP Brooks! We loved you and we're going to miss you.
With the Ravens offense missing key starters at every level, Luke Jones and Nestor discuss the play of the $260 million quarterback and what Todd Monken – and the fans – expect from him on Sunday afternoons? Six years into the "experiment" of Eric DeCosta and John Harbaugh, Lamar Jackson running the football on an RPO is still the team's best chance for success on any given play.
Our Maryland Crab Cake Tour, presented by The Maryland Lottery, Window Nation and Jiffy Lube is always filled with serendipity. Roz Lane was coming by Koco's Pub to help us give away from Ravens scratch-offs and wound up Ko-hosting our segment with the Baltimore diva of the dance floor and celebrating 20 years of Deep Sugar grooves. Let Roz tell you about all of those all night dance parties at the Paradox while Ultra schools Nestor on the roots of house music and her amazing international success as an artist.
Our favorite Editor-In-Chief and social critic Max Weiss of Baltimore Magazine joins Nestor and Ricig at Koco's Pub for a pre-October chat about the history and relevance of Orioles baseball in Baltimore. And her essay wondering just how many folks are coming back to Orioles Magic as postseason bunting looms at Camden Yards and the excitement grows.