Earl Weaver, 1930-2013

An autographed Earl Weaver baseball card from my collection

An autographed Earl Weaver baseball card from my collection

Hall of Fame Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver passed away last night at the age of 82. He had five 100 win seasons and a World Series trophies to his credit. Mets fans will remember that he was in the opposing dugout for the 1969 World Series.

Here’s a link to the Washington Post’s obituary, and a selection of quotes from and about Earl Weaver from the Baseball Almanac.

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Posted on January 19, 2013, in Baseball and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. I remember him managing the Orioles in 1985_ that about when I first started following baseball. I believe he was thrown out of a game before it even started.

    Only Cox and McGraw have more ejections. He provided plently of highlights for the bloopers reel. May he RIP.

    I wonder if he and Billy Martin are going at it now.


  2. He was one of the last of the old-school managers from a long line that probably began with John McGraw. May he rest in peace.


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