Tuesday, February 27, 2024

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The Peter Principles (Ch. 2): The error of tyranny at Camden Yards

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.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 1): So, just how did Angelos become ‘King’ of Baltimore baseball?

Chronicling the history of the Peter Angelos era of Orioles baseball, local sports radio host, author and historian Nestor Aparicio presents "The Peter Principles," a book on the history of Baltimore baseball in the modern era. This is Chapter 1, an incredible tale of how King Peter found the throne of every local kid's dream.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 10) – Syd Thrift, Confederate money and the new Oriole Way of 21st century

Peter Angelos was once called a “windbag” by a rival politician during his City Hall-aspiring days and six years into his reign of terror with the sputtering Orioles, his many words and lack of success with people would lend some credence to that claim.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 9) – Albert was not the Belle of Baltimore

Dinner with Fidel Castro, breakfast with Albert Belle and many years of losing ahead for King Peter as the Great Orange Malaise sets in on a generation of awful Orioles baseball.

Being Thrift with mounting debt and wringing the Belle with an insurance policy

Bleeding money, Mussina gone, Belle dug in and MLB labor war looming, Angelos loses the fans of Baltimore and gets fired by a minor league owner

MASN Money For Dummies (Part 4): Sue, sue, sue for the home team – Angelos v. Everyone

Peter G. Angelos once told The Baltimore Sun: “No one wants to litigate but one has to sometimes...”
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The Peter Principles (Ch. 4) – The Dumb Dumb error begins in Baltimore

The Ballad of Davey Johnson begins in Baltimore in 1996. All he ever did was win baseball games. He and Peter Angelos never agreed on much. And then he was gone. Here's the whole story through the eyes of the journalists who covered it.

Crab Cake Row: TurnAround providing support for victims of worst crimes against women and children

Former Ravens Super Bowl XXXV champion running back Femi Ayanbadejo tells Nestor why TurnAround earned his support for survivors of abuse from Faidley's on "A Cup Of Soup Or Bowl Week" for the Maryland Food Bank.

With Madubuike decision looming for Ravens, salary cap set at $255.4 million for 2024 season

Placing the franchise tag on Pro Bowl defensive tackle Justin Madubuike would cost just over $22 million.

Trickle-down impact of Bradish injury on Orioles pitching tough to overlook

On Thursday, manager Brandon Hyde said “everything’s going well” with Kyle Bradish’s throwing progression. 

The incredible opportunity ahead for downtown Baltimore to grow and thrive with Orioles new ownership

Leonard Raskin and Nestor discuss power of downtown Baltimore to grow and thrive with Orioles new ownership

After the “Oh!” there’s the CBD benefits of pain relief

Wendy Bronfein of Curio Wellness discusses the after "Oh!" and answers Nestor's curiosity about CBD products and ways to soothe aching muscles.

The Peter Principles (Ch. 3): Giving Peter The Ball, Scabs and The Angelos NFL Franchise in Baltimore

Peter Angelos did everything in his power to give Baltimore the NFL ball in 1994. Here's the whole story...and the 2131 Cal Ripken night when Orioles fans booed him off the dais and he was never to be seen in front of Baltimore fans ever again.

Laying it on the line with the great Rik Emmett of Triumph

With a newly released memoir about his life in music and times in the Canadian band Triumph in the 1980s, guitarist Rik Emmett discusses " "Lay It On The Line" and the stories behind a lifetime in music with Nestor from Toronto. Oh, there's also a surprising amount of baseball chatter with this big MLB fan and historian, too!
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