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.
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.
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.