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Authors and Books, Baltimore Positive Classic, Community, Featured, Journalism & Media, Local, More Sports, Nestor Aparicio, News, Remember That Time, Sports, Sports News, WNST Classic

It’s time to tell some legendary Tom Matte stories…

Author Joel Poiley gives Nestor the full back story about his book on the life and times and amazing career of Baltimore Colts legend Tom Matte. “Last Man Standing” is coming this summer for anyone who wants to know more about the late, great running back we all met and loved around town.

Recovering sportswriter Susan Fornoff comes home to Baltimore to talk Oriole Magic, Athletics history and why it matters to fans

Recovering sportswriter Susan Fornoff comes home to Baltimore to talk Oriole Magic, Athletics history and why it matters to fans to Oakland and beyond. And Nestor finally gets to tell some old newspaper tales of her legend and lore at The News American in the 1980s before that creep Dave Kingman showed who the real rats of Major League Baseball were to baseball beat writers.

Authors and Books, Baltimore Positive Classic, Community, Featured, Journalism & Media, More Sports, Nestor Aparicio, Orioles, Remember That Time, Sports, Sports News

A sportswriting legend talks about her roots in Oriole Magic and what went wrong in Oakland

Recovering sportswriter Susan Fornoff comes home to Baltimore to talk Oriole Magic, Athletics history and why it matters to fans in Oakland and beyond. And Nestor finally gets to tell some old newspaper tales of her legend and lore at The News American in the 1980s before that creep Dave Kingman showed who the real rats of Major League Baseball were to baseball beat writers.

Authors and Books, ColumnNes, Featured, Free The Birds, How my Pop and his love of baseball created WNST, Journalism & Media, More Sports, Nestor Aparicio, Orioles, Peter Angelos, Sports, Sports News, WNST Classic

Chapter 8: Catching a break with John Steadman at The News American

So how did the kid from Dundalk get his start in local sports journalism before there was a WNST? Well, there was a guy named John Steadman and a place called Hammerjacks and three newspapers competing…

Community, Crab Cake Tour, Featured, Journalism & Media, Leadership, Local, More Sports, Nestor Aparicio, News, Orioles, Sports, Sports News

What do we really expect from Orioles offseason “improvement”?

When the Maryland Crab Cake Tour came to Koco’s Pub in Lauraville, it was a chance to discuss the Orioles offseason expectations with two longtime Orioles observers and media types. Our sports cartoonist pal Ricig and Baltimore Magazine senior editor discuss the magic of 2023 and the possibilities for 2024 and beyond with Mike Elias.

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The magic of Orioles baseball and musical friendship

Serendipity followed our WNST 25th Anniversary celebration as local sports cartoonist Ricig gifted a surprise visit and local musician Ed Lauer joined Nestor at Costas Inn for a winding discussion about a quarter of a century of lousy Orioles baseball, the Bob Irsay dummy and the dream for another orange parade in Baltimore.

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