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.
Intent on buying the Washington Redskins and watching baseball in Cuba with Fidel Castro, Peter G. Angelos was enjoying his new found fame and dalliance in sports after spending a lifetime not caring much about the local teams. The Orioles owner was enjoying destroying the franchise on the field at the turn of the century.
Davey Johnson faxed The Baltimore Sun. Peter Angelos faxed The Washington Post. Both of their letters were published. Life was never the same for Orioles fans at Camden Yards. Read the history of the Angelos era and learn...
If the Orioles plan to be serious buyers at the trading deadline, Luke Jones and Nestor consider the possibilities of adding the greatest baseball they've ever seen in his prime and what it would take and mean for the Angelos family and Mike Elias.
For the first time since the summer of 2016 the Baltimore Orioles are in first place in the American League East. Luke Jones and Nestor celebrate that achievement and look ahead to Tampa Bay and how the pennant race and the trading deadline are making this more complex – and fun!
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.
While the Ravens continue to wait on Marlon Humphrey and Marcus Williams to get healthy, the remainder of Mike Macdonald's stout unit shut down the Cincinnati Bengals and provided a warning shot to the rest of the division that the pass rush is coming. Oh, and the linebackers will chase you down.
The party was delirious in the aftermath of Sunday's huge win over the Tampa Rays but as Luke Jones and Nestor celebrate the Orioles playoff berth, there's plenty of caution ahead about pitching and winning enough to still be crowned AL East champs.
Coppin State president Dr. Anthony Jenkins and basketball head coach Larry Stewart join Nestor at Faidley's for the Maryland Crab Cake Tour as the kids get back to class in West Baltimore. WNST is proud to enter our 10th season as the flagship for Eagles sports and basketball.