Personal Sports Archive: 2011
The Sport of Socializing
PressBox takes a look at how and why Baltimoreans use sports to form their own sense of community.
Hoiles Hits Holiday Home Run
With the holidays upon us, one of the hottest gift ideas for sports fans and collectors comes from a name familiar to Baltimore Orioles fans -- Hoiles.
Showalter Items Highlight Auction
One of the KidsPeace featured items in the Schulte November online auction is a pair of custom-made Orioles/KidsPeace jerseys worn in a public service announcement television commercial and autographed by Buck and Angela Showalter.
Golfing Green: Rise Of Belly Putters
One of the hottest topics on the PGA Tour and in the world of golf has been the increased use of belly putters by pro golfers, young and old.
Palmeiro Misses Opportunity To Connect With Fans
It would seem Rafael Palmeiro has a lot of work to do to sway the opinions of baseball writers, fans and collectors, but flight delays kept him from meeting with many of them at the Charm City Heroes 2 show in Baltimore.
Burger Fans Rejoice: Gino's Is Back
After almost three decades, the nostalgic Gino's Giant is back in Baltimore.
More Athletes Added To Charm City Heroes Roster
Charm City Heroes 2 recently announced another high-profile athlete signature lineup, including Ray Lewis, Brooks Robinson, Pete Rose, Reggie Jackson, Ozzie Newsome, Rafael Palmeiro, Jim Palmer, Ted Hendricks and Raymond Berry.
Queenstown Is Waterfront Challenge
Area golfers in the know are fully aware that one of the mid-Atlantic's best golfing destinations sits just north of the Blue Star Memorial Highway (aka Route 50) in Queenstown.
Wounded Warriors Get Boost From PING
Thanks to club manufacturer PING, hundreds of war heroes have been given the gift of golf when they thought they would never swing a club again.
Legendary Jockeys Coming To Baltimore
Since Maryland has such a rich tradition and heritage when it comes to thoroughbred horse racing, both MAB and Schulte Sports felt strongly it was time to recognize and provide the opportunity to meet and get an autograph from the best of the best professional jockeys in the country.
Elkridge Club Pro Wins PGA Pro Title
David Hutsell battled his way through a three-way sudden-death playoff to capture the 44th annual PGA National Championship.
Online Auction Features Moe Drabowsky Collection
Schulte Auctions' upcoming online auction of some of Moe Drabowsky's most prized possessions includes the Baltimore Orioles jersey he wore during Game One of the 1966 World Series.
2011 U.S. Open Photo Gallery
At the 2011 U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, there was Rory McIlroy and then there was everyone else. McIlroy won the tournament, and his first major, at 16-under, setting a new U.S. Open record.
Madonna Begins Fox Hollow School
Bill Madonna, widely recognized as one of the best teaching professionals in the country, brings his unique brand of instruction to Baltimore County with the new Bill Madonna Golf Academy.
Worldwide Olympic Convention Coming To Chicago
The Olympin Collectors Club recently announced the World Olympic Collectors Fair will be held in Chicago, Aug. 3-7, 2011, in conjunction with the 32nd Annual National Sports Collectors Convention (The National).
Healthy Joints Help Lower Scores
During and after playing 18 holes, golfers of any age can feel all types of aches and pains, but medical treatment can make their joints healthy and actually improve their game.
Charm City Heroes Showcases Baltimore's Best
Charm City Heroes recently packed the Pikesville Hilton's main ballroom with fans and collectors eager to meet some of their all-time Baltimore sports heroes.
PGA Chief Directs Show At Hillendale
The office of PGA of America president Allen Wronowski is located (at least for the next two years) in the rolling countryside of northern Baltimore County at Hillendale Country Club.
Showalter, Roberts Added To Charm City Heroes' Roster
Orioles manager Buck Showalter as well as Brian Roberts and Felix Pie have been added to the star-studded list of sports celebrities scheduled to sign at the Pikesville Hilton, April 22-23.
Charm City Heroes Show Adds Flacco, Lewis And Oher
In addition to the Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame legends Brooks Robinson, Eddie Murray, Cal Ripken Jr., Jim Palmer and Earl Weaver, more former Orioles and Baltimore Colts greats as well as current Ravens superstars are being added daily to the roster of athletes scheduled to appear at the Charm City Heroes collectible show.
All Eyes On The Masters
At the end of the second Sunday in April, Phil Mickelson should be assisting Lee Westwood in trying on his first green jacket.
Mud Chasers Slate April Run-Wallow
Runners will have some unique race options at the April 17 Mud Chasers Day in Sparks.
'National' Opens Door For Another Collectibles Show
Building on the success of the 31st Annual National Sports Collectors Convention, MAB Celebrity Services and Schulte Sports Inc. are teaming up to co-promote a regional blockbuster show featuring the Charm City Heroes.
Collectibles Can Boost Local Charities
In this difficult economic climate, a local sports memorabilia collector may have uncovered a creative way to generate potential revenue for local charities.
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