Author | Barry Rankin

My Apologies

July 04, 2012 | Barry Rankin

I am very sorry to have been absent from the barstool for the past few days.  Due to last Friday night’s storm, I was suffering from a similar fate to what the orioles had been stuck in, a lack of power. Puns and plays on words aside, the Orioles actually did something to try to [...]

Waving the Magic Wand

June 29, 2012 | Barry Rankin

At the NBA Draft last night the Wizards had the 3rd overall pick. They selected freshman guard Bradley Beal from the University of Florida. Beal is a 6’5″ guard, originally from St. Louis, Missouri. In his one and only season as a Gator, he averaged 14.8 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 2.2 assists per game. His [...]

Not Impressed By Rise in Attendance

June 28, 2012 | Barry Rankin

While the increase in attendance at Oriole park at Camden Yards has been noticeable whether you have watched the games on TV, attended in person, or even simply tried to buy tickets only to find they were not in your price range, I am not impressed. While an average increase of 6,721 fans per game [...]

Find A Partner

June 28, 2012 | Barry Rankin

The Orioles are exceeding expectations at the moment. With a record of 41-33, they stand five games behind the hated New York Yankees. It has been speculated for weeks that the Orioles are looking to make trades to help the club. Orioles President of Baseball Operations Dan Duquette said on Saturday that he has been [...]

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