Death of Earl Weaver

August 14, 1930 - January 18, 2013
Baltimore, Maryland | Age 82

Fiery Orioles manager dead at 82
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DAVID GINSBURG, The Associated Press

BALTIMORE (AP) — Earl Weaver always was up for an argument, especially with an umpire.

At the slightest provocation, the Earl of Baltimore would spin his hat back, point his finger squarely at an ump's chest and then fire away. The Hall of Fame manager would even tangle with his own players, if necessary.

All this from a 5-foot-6 pepperpot who hated to be doubted.

Although reviled by some, Weaver was beloved in Baltimore...

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