Baltimore Sports History

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Chapter 2: High Standards, Low Profile of Steve Bisciotti

January 13, 2018 | Nestor Aparicio

This is Chapter 2 of “Purple Reign 2: Faith, Family & Football – A Baltimore Love Story.” Author and radio host and entrepreneur Nestor Aparicio is releasing it chapter by chapter daily to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Ravens Super Bowl win in New Orleans.

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Chapter 1: Meet the new boss, not the same as the old boss

January 12, 2018 | Nestor Aparicio

This is Chapter 1 of “Purple Reign 2: Faith, Family & Football – A Baltimore Love Story.” Author and radio host and entrepreneur Nestor Aparicio is releasing it to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Ravens Super Bowl win in New Orleans

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Five years later, the magic of Purple Reign 2 and Ravens Super Bowl title revisited

January 11, 2018 | Nestor Aparicio

This is the Prologue to “Purple Reign 2: Faith, Family and Football – A Baltimore Love Story” is here. For the 5th Anniversary of the Ravens Super Bowl win in New Orleans, local author and radio host and entrepreneur is releasing the book online for free daily.

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Were PSLs really an ‘investment’ all those years ago? Ravens fans will soon find out

December 27, 2017 | Nestor Aparicio

Part Three in Series of Ghost of Baltimore Professional Football Past, Present and Future by author, historian and WNST.net radio host and owner Nestor Aparicio

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Before The Knee in Wembley and SOBs of Donald Trump there was left hook of Ray Rice

December 21, 2017 | Nestor Aparicio

Part Two of holiday series evaluating the ghosts of professional football past, present and future for Baltimore by veteran local sports journalist and WNST.net & AM 1570 founder Nestor Aparicio

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Is Thrill of NFL football gone in Baltimore? Has the purple era of civic love ended for the Ravens?

December 19, 2017 | Nestor Aparicio

A three-part holiday series evaluating the ghosts of professional football past, present and future for Baltimore by veteran local sports journalist and WNST.net & AM 1570 founder Nestor Aparicio

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES:  Baltimore Orioles' owner Peter Angelos (2nd L) talks at a press conference with Chicago Cubs' CEO Andy MacPhail (L), Major League Baseball President Bob Dupuy (2nd R) and MLB chief negotiator Rob Manfred (R) 16 August 2002 at baseball headquarters in New York. The baseball players association set 30 August 2002 as a strike date if an agreement is not reached with the current contract.  AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Being Thrift with mounting debt and wringing the Belle with an insurance policy

August 16, 2017 | Nestor Aparicio

Bleeding money, Mussina gone, Belle dug in and MLB labor war looming, Angelos loses the fans of Baltimore and gets fired by a minor league owner

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The Peter Principles (Ch. 11) – Letting The Moose Loose in pinstripes

August 11, 2017 | Nestor Aparicio

Peter Angelos hated losing to George Steinbrenner. This story sheds new light on Orioles biggest loss to Yankees…

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The Peter Principles (Ch. 10) – Syd Thrift, Confederate money and the new Oriole Way of 21st century

August 08, 2017 | Nestor Aparicio

(Author note: This is Chapter 10 of my book “The Peter Principles,” which I was working to finish in March 2014 when my wife was diagnosed with leukemia the first time. I will be releasing the entire book for free online this summer – chapter by chapter. These are the true chronicles of the history […]

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The Peter Principles (Ch. 9) – Albert was not the Belle of Baltimore

August 03, 2017 | Nestor Aparicio

Dinner with Fidel Castro, breakfast with Albert Belle and many years of losing ahead for King Peter