Earl Weaver


BALTIMORE – Scott McGregor often hears comparisons between Buck Showalter and Earl Weaver, and his is a unique perspective.


This has been a sad year for Orioles fans. The greatest manager, one of the best catchers and an eight-time Gold Glove winner all gone.


Even though Marvin Miller had been out of power for years, his name had often been in the news.


With Mike Redmond’s hiring by the Miami Marlins, yet another catcher gets to be a manager. A dozen of the 28 major league managers were catchers in either the major or minor leagues.


Good thing they shot off the fireworks at Camden Yards after the Orioles' victory on Monday night, because the two teams aren't providing any.