Orioles' Angelos Doesn't Deserve Bad Rap

Sports Illustrated recently named Peter Angelos, the owner of the Baltimore Orioles, as the worst owner in the game. Having played for the Orioles for 14 seasons, nine during the Angelos era, I feel I am qualified to speak about the topic. I find it laughable that someone who has achieved the type of success that enables one to purchase a Major League Baseball team can be casually dismissed by many as a "meddler." I have never understood this complaint of meddling; he owns the team. Indeed, this idea runs counter to the way that just about every other business in the world is run. I am certain many people would find it odd if their bosses sat by passively and idly as they ran the business anyway they chose. The article states that after allowing...

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