PressBox’s third annual Best Of is here, featuring more than 60 honorees, including best win, best save, best dynasty, best atmosphere and much more.

Best Goodbye

The “lovely totals” for Joe Angel’s career include 42 years in baseball, 19 with the Baltimore Orioles. He said “hasta la vista” in February, announcing his retirement just before the start of the season.

The Bogota, Colombia, native was an outstanding play-by-play voice and even more significantly helped a number of Baltimoreans learn about Latin culture.

The Birds brought him back in April for an Opening Day first pitch before he waved bye-bye to Baltimore.

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Plus: Check out PressBox’s 2019 Sportsperson of the Year, Mo Gaba, and Athlete of the Year, Lamar Jackson.

Issue 260: December 2019 / January 2020  


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