How my Pop and his love of baseball created WNST

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

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…

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

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?

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

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

March 18, 2012 | Nestor Aparicio

Baseball in hell in Baltimore…

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

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…

Chapter 12: A Dundalk guy becomes a San Diego dude

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…

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

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…

Chapter 10: Imagine a Baltimore without the Orioles

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?

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

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.”

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

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?