How my Pop and his love of baseball created WNST

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Thirty years after Mayflower crime, I’ve pardoned Irsay and moved on from the hate

March 28, 2014 | Nestor Aparicio

But we haven’t forgotten…

I once dreamed of being a Baltimore Sports Media personality…

June 10, 2012 | Nestor Aparicio

Travel back to 1988 when Nestor participated in Baltimore’s first “Sports Media Star” search at WJZ-TV

Free The Birds Candlelight vigil is tonight at sundown at Brooks Robinson statue

March 29, 2012 | WNST Staff

Are you as mad as hell and not going to take it anymore regarding the Baltimore Orioles?

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Chapter 14: Camden Yards and Peter Angelos’ “black cat” — downtown comes to a halt!

March 18, 2012 | Nestor Aparicio

Baseball in hell in Baltimore…

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Unlucky Chapter 13: ‘The Magic’ and ‘The Oriole Way’ got stranded on 33rd Street…

March 17, 2012 | Nestor Aparicio

Bemoaning, not celebrating, 20 years of emptiness and misery at Camden Yards…

Nasty and Padre mascot, Sept. 2001

Chapter 12: A Dundalk guy becomes a San Diego dude

March 16, 2012 | Nestor Aparicio

Nestor explains why the West Coast might be the best coast or at least where to get the best fish tacos…

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Chapter 11: When childhood heroes turn into real-life villains before your very eyes

March 15, 2012 | Nestor Aparicio

If you thought you didn’t like Reggie Jackson, Nestor says you were right…

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Chapter 10: Imagine a Baltimore without the Orioles

March 14, 2012 | Nestor Aparicio

What if the Mayflowers came and took the Baltimore Orioles at midnight tonight? How would you feel?

Nasty and Ken Rosenthal in Seattle, July 2001

Chapter 9: My life on Calvert Street at The Baltimore Sun and hitting the road

March 13, 2012 | Nestor Aparicio

“Be careful what you wish for,” Nestor warns. “All I ever really wanted to do was work at The Baltimore Sun.”

Nasty and John Steadman, March 1998

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

March 12, 2012 | Nestor Aparicio

So how did the kid from Dundalk get his start in local sports journalism before there was a WNST?