The day in photos around the world.
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of Cal Ripken Jr.’s 2,131st consecutive game, we selected 25 of the most memorable Baltimore Sun covers highlighting the record-breaking Orioles shortstop’s career.
Coming soon: Order “Iron Man: Moments in Cal Ripken Jr’s Storied Career,” the new special edition book showing key moments from Ripken’s career in the pages of The Sun.
Michael Phelps was back in the pool Monday at the Phillips 66 National Championships after securing three victories through Sunday; David Conley, who authorities say fatally shot a woman he’d previously dated, her husband and six children – including a boy believed to be his own son – made his first court appearance; flooding in Myanmar spreads to affect more than a million people; and more, in the day in photos from around the world.
Little League baseball has been a summer offshoot of “America’s pastime” for children since June, 6, 1939 – the date of the first ever Little League game. Little League Baseball has become the world’s largest organized youth sports program. In the space of just six decades, Little League grew from three teams to nearly 200,000 teams, in all 50 U.S. states and more than 80 countries.
Ducks on the streets, searching for the escaped killers in New York and teachers protest education reforms in Chile That, and more, in the day in photos around the world.
The spring high school varsity sports season recently came to a close. The Darkroom turns back the clock to take a look at some of the best pictures taken by the Baltimore Sun Media Group during the term. These images not only show the intense competitive nature of the athletes, but also the creative approaches taken by the various photographers in documenting these events.
The day in photos from around the world.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the Orioles in the postseason. On Sunday, photojournalists Lloyd Fox and Karl Merton Ferron photographed the Orioles as they defeated the Detroit Tigers 2-1 in game three of the ALDS in Detroit. The Orioles advance to the American League Championship Series which will begin on Friday in Baltimore against the Kansas City Royals.
After the Orioles rallied from a three-run deficit to tie the game in the top of the ninth, Derek Jeter hit a game-winning single to right field off Orioles right-hander Evan Meek to give the Yankees a 6-5 walk-off win.