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  Baltimore, Maryland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Baltimore grew swiftly in the mid-late 18th century as the granary for sugar producing colonies in the Caribbean.
Baltimore's harbor is the location of Fort McHenry, which came under attack by British forces in the War of 1812 and whose defense inspired Francis Scott Key to write the poem, "The Star-Spangled Banner," which furnishes the lyrics to the United States national anthem.
Baltimore is in the north central part of the state of Maryland, on the Patapsco River, not far from the Chesapeake Bay.
www.newlenox.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Baltimore,_Maryland   (1756 words)

  
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Also in 2003, Baltimore was affected by Hurricane Isabel from flooding as a result of tidal surge, the hard hit areas of Baltimore was in the Fells Point community and the Inner Harbor and the areas surrounding the Inner Harbor.
The Baltimore Convention Center came extremely close to being flooded due to Hurricane Isabel as most of Pratt Street was closed off because it was totally impassible by vehicles due to flooding.
Baltimore is in the north central part of the state of Maryland, on the Patapsco River.
www.askmytutor.co.uk /b/ba/baltimore__maryland.html   (1128 words)

  
 WIZARDS: Washington Wizards History
The Bullets were a model of consistency through the '80s, establishing an NBA record by winning at least 35 games in each of 22 consecutive years, from 1967-68 through 1988-89.
Baltimore now faced the formidable Milwaukee Bucks of Lew Alcindor and Oscar Robertson in the 1971 NBA Finals, and the Bucks trounced the Bullets in four straight.
The Bullets had been swept out of the NBA Finals in their previous two appearances (1971 and 1975), but the third time would prove to be a charm.
www.nba.com /wizards/history/00400304.html   (7723 words)

  
 Probert Encyclopaedia: Sport (B-Bam)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Baltimore were original members of the league, and gained championship success in the opening year of the competition, winning the 1948 play-offs.
The Baltimore Colts are an American professional football team, started in the All America Football Conference in 1946 as the Miami Seahawks and moved to Baltimore the next year.
The Baltimore Orioles are an American professional baseball team which had a strong tradition in the National League during the 1890s.
www.probertencyclopaedia.com /OB.HTM   (413 words)

  
 NBA History: Elvin Hayes Bio
Bullets Coach Gene Shue already had Wes Unseld playing center, and he realized that Hayes was at his best in the power forward position, where he could capitalize most on his scoring and rebounding skills.
The Bullets posted a modest 44-38 record that year, but they caught fire in the playoffs, eliminating the Atlanta Hawks, the San Antonio Spurs, and the Philadelphia 76ers en route to the NBA Finals against another unsung team, the Seattle SuperSonics.
In 1979-80, Hayes scored 23.0 ppg, but the Bullets finished third in their division and were blown out in the first round of the playoffs.
www.floridaflame.net /history/players/hayes_bio.html   (2285 words)

  
 Washington Wizards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
And the season after that, they moved to Baltimore, Maryland and became the Baltimore Bullets, no relation to the 1940s Bullets franchise.
In 1973, the team moved to Landover, Maryland and became the Capital Bullets, and they changed their name to the Washington Bullets the next season.
On May 15, 1997, the Bullets officially unveiled their new name and logo.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Washington_Wizards   (386 words)

  
 Gettysburg College- Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Bullets hold a 19-9-2 advantage in the all-time series, but the Blue Jays have won the last eight meetings between the two programs, including a 23-21 victory last year in Baltimore.
Bullet QB Joe Gossweiler (Florham Park, NJ/Hanover Park) completed 22 of 43 passes for 202 yards and one touchdown, a five-yard pass to Tom McEvoy that pulled Gettysburg within two points with 1:24 remaining.
Since arriving in Baltimore, Margraff has guided the Blue Jays on an upward trajectory that reached new heights in 2002 with a program-record nine victories, a share of the program’s first CC championship and the squad’s first postseason victory.
www.gettysburg.edu /athletics/releases/0304/036-Football_Weekly_10-17.html   (1876 words)

  
 Baltimore, Maryland Welcomes You to the Shit-Hole of America
In another disturbing case, a man was sacrificed on the front steps of Baltimore's Basilica of the Assumption.
Murder is a habit and practice in Baltimore.
Baltimore is now home to the deadly West Nile Virus!
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 Washington Wizards (1963-Present)
However the Bullets would fall 3 games short of a return to the playoffs as they finished in 4th place with a 369-43 record, which was an impressive 18 game improvement over the previous season.
Under Bickerstaff the Bullets would finish the season on a string note winning 16 of their final 21 games to slip into the playoffs with a record of 44-38 ending an 8-year playoff drought.
In the playoffs the Bullets would be overmatched by the Chicago Bulls who were well on the way to their 2nd straight NBA Championship losing 3 straight games.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /nba/dc/wizards.html   (4600 words)

  
 NBA History: Wes Unseld Bio
In the 1968 NBA Draft the Baltimore Bullets made Unseld the second overall pick, behind the San Diego Rockets' selection of Elvin Hayes, who would become Unseld's teammate in later years.
The Bullets were moved to the Central Division, where they ran off five consecutive division titles, although their record fluctuated wildly.
The Bullets were favored, but the Warriors, led by Rick Barry, peaked in the postseason and swept the series in four games.
www.nba.com /history/players/unseld_bio.html   (2164 words)

  
 NBA History: Baltimore Bursts Into Big Leagues
The easy label for the 1947-48 Baltimore Bullets might be "the expansion team that won the championship." In this case, however, expansion would be a misleading word.
He was one of the premier set shooters in that age of two-handed, long-range gunners, and he boosted the Bullets' offense by averaging 11.5 points that season.
Baltimore promptly swept the Chicago Stags in two games and then faced the Philadelphia Warriors, who had survived a grueling seven-game series with St. Louis.
www.nbdlaustin.com /history/finals/19471948.html   (1049 words)

  
 Earl Monroe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1967, the two-time All-America was drafted by the Baltimore Bullets in the first round of the NBA draft and made an immediate impact earning NBA Rookie of the Year honors.
In Baltimore, Monroe teamed with Hall of Famer Wes Unseld, and led a Baltimore offense that featured one of the most spectacular fast breaks in the NBA.
It was during "The Pearl's" Baltimore years that he became a cult hero.
www.ques-lgg.org /Famous_Monroe.htm   (357 words)

  
 Sportspages WebLog ::Baltimore Sports Guy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
After just 4 weeks of airing I was contacted by the program director at Baltimore’s biggest 24/7/365 sports talk station, the flagship for the Ravens and the ESPN affiliate and he wanted me to join their weekend line-up with a 2-hour show!!
Baltimore Colts Hall of Famer Lenny Moore-- Baltimore Colts star QB Bert Jones and RB Lydell Mitchell.
The “voice of the Baltimore Bullets”, New York Knicks, and nationally known broadcaster Jim Karvellas.
www.sportspages.com /blog/index.php?p=1443&more=1   (1149 words)

  
 USAir Arena   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Although Bullets fans are not known for being boisterous, one season ticketholder has a well-deserved reputation around the NBA for being uniquely raucous.
In response to complaints about Ficker and other similar individuals, the NBA instituted a rule that if a referee feels a fan is interfering with a team's huddle, he tells the offender to cease and desist.
Cordish Co of Baltimore had purchased the arena from Abe Pollin, owner of the teams, and had hoped to renovate it into a retail and sports center.
www.sfo.com /~csuppes/NBA/WashingtonBullets   (411 words)

  
 Defunct Baltimore Teams
In 1963, the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Chicago Zephyrs moved to Baltimore and were renamed the Baltimore Bullets.
The Bullets played in Baltimore through the 1972-1973 season, after which they moved to the Capital Centre in Landover, MD and became the Capitol Bullets in 1973-1974.
The Baltimore Skipjacks were a minor league franchise in the American Hockey League.
www.geocities.com /Colosseum/2231/bal.htm   (535 words)

  
 NBA History: Earl Monroe Bio
Monroe, the No. 2 choice in the 1967 NBA Draft, was chosen by the Baltimore Bullets, a franchise that had not enjoyed much success.
The Bullets' fortunes improved after they surrounded Monroe with a strong roster that included All-Star Wes Unseld, bruising forward Gus Johnson, talented Jack Marin, and guards Kevin Loughery and Fred "Mad Dog" Carter.
The season ended abruptly, however, when the Bullets faced the Knicks in the playoffs and were buried in four straight games.
www.nbdlaustin.com /history/players/monroe_bio.html   (2022 words)

  
 Baltimore Bullets (original) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Baltimore Bullets were a National Basketball Association team based in Baltimore, Maryland.
For the Bullets team of the 1960s to 1970s see Washington Wizards
This page was last modified 06:46, 21 February 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baltimore_Bullets_(original)   (59 words)

  
 Wizards : Washington Wizards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
They made the playoffs seven out of 10 years in Baltimore, and advanced all the way to the NBA Finals in 1971 before losing to the powerhouse Milwaukee Bucks.
With Earl "The Pearl" Monroe and Wes Unseld leading the way, the Bullets were able to maintain their success during yet another change of address.
Jeff and Moses Malone led the Bullets to a period of consistency in the 1980s, but the team fell off the basketball map in the late 1980s and into the 1990s.
www.showkets.com /nba/washingtonwizards.php   (911 words)

  
 eXtraheavyblog!: Baltimore Bullets Rookie of the Year   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
There was a rally downtown yesterday in the War Memorial Plaza led by the families of some of those killed on the mean streets of Baltimore.
Baltimore has had a rough decade in terms of loss of life.
Lauren lived a block from my house and found herself out "on the corner" at 3am last month hanging out with her normal crew of deliquents when she caught a bullet in the gut because she let a known drug dealer borrow her cellphone.
www.extraheavymarcellus.com /mt/archives/000278.html   (1794 words)

  
 The Herald, Sharon, Pa. -- Mercer County Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
When Jack completed a phenomenal basketball career at Duke University, he was a first-round draft choice of the Baltimore Bullets of the NBA.
Reconsidering, he signed with the Bullets and the rest is basketball history.
In 1971, he played in the NBA championship game with the Bullets against the Milwaukee Bucks and was second high scorer to Earl Monroe.
www.sharon-herald.com /sports/mchof/mchof04.html   (477 words)

  
 Harry "Buddy" Jeanette Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1947, Jeannette became the first-ever player/coach to win a professional championship -- with the Baltimore Bullets of the ABL -- and he repeated the feat the following year with the Bullets in the newly named BAA.
That season, Jeannette was Baltimore's third leading scorer (10.7 ppg) and remained as player coach for two more seasons.
He coached collegiately at Georgetown, professionally with the original Baltimore Bullets and a little over one season with the current Bullets franchise.
www.hoophall.com /halloffamers/Jeannette.htm   (372 words)

  
 Retro Hoops: Hardwood Classics: Baltimore Bullets
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The officially licensed socks are decorated in the classic team colors and proudly display the team name and classic team logo knit at the ankle.
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 WIZARDS: Washington Wizards Chairment Abe & Irene Pollin
In 1978, they reached the pinnacle of the NBA as their Bullets, behind the play of Wes Unseld, Elvin Hayes and Bob Dandridge, defeated Seattle and brought a World Championship to Washington.
Thirty-one years ago, the Pollins opened the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland, the new home for their Baltimore Bullets, and applied for a National Hockey League expansion franchise.
In 1964, when the Pollins and two partners purchased the Baltimore Bullets, they had dreams that someday the team would play in a brand-new facility in the Nation's Capital.
www.nba.com /wizards/news/Abe_Pollin_Bio-44212-56.html   (1311 words)

  
 Baltimore Independent Media Center: search
Re: From Puppets to Rubber Bullets: Baltimore IMC reports on the FTAA protests in Miami (Thursday)
Come see the Baltimore premiere of "The Miami Model", screening at 7PM on Sunday, August 8th (one night only!) at St. John's United Methodist Church, located at 27th and St. Paul Streets.
A must-see multimedia presentation and firsthand account of the scene at the November 2003 Global Justice Movement protest of the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) in Miami Florida.
baltimore.indymedia.org /mod/search/dosearch/index.php?dosearch=1&searchtext=FTAA&PHPSESSID=1c9f631e9ff2c84a64a6e6f8fc527012   (652 words)

  
 Baltimore Independent Media Center: features/6480
Demonstrators "took over" the board by sitting in the board member seats and conducting a mock meeting to fire the actual BCPS Board.
From there, the marchers headed west, where a long stand-off occurred at 14th Street and 1st Avenue NW..." From Puppets to Rubber Bullets: Baltimore IMC reports on the...
Participants had dressed up as Baltimore industries which were shut down or are on their way out including Behlehem Steel, London Fog, National Bohemian, Proctor and Gamble and Joseph A. Bank." (From Julie Adamo/Jean Cushman) [full article].
baltimore.indymedia.org /feature/display/6480/index.php?limit_start=128   (1083 words)

  
 Washington Wizards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Formerly known as: Chicago Packers (1961-1962), Chicago Zephyrs (1962-1963), Baltimore Bullets (1963-1972), Capital Bullets (1973-1974), Washington Bullets (1974-1997)
The MCI Center is also home to the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League and the Washington Mystics of the WNBA.
The 2004-2005 season marked the first time the franchise had ever made the playoffs as the Wizards; the last time the team had made the postseason was in 1996-1997, when it was still known as the Bullets.
www.pineville.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Washington_Wizards   (450 words)

  
 Basketball History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Baltimore Bullets join the BAA in 1947, but four teams drop out: Cleveland Rebels, Detroit Falcons, Pittsburgh Ironmen and Toronto Huskies (8-teams, 2 divisions).
Baltimore Bullets drop out in 1954 (8 teams, 2 divisions).
Baltimore Bullets move to Landover (MD) and become Capital Bullets in 1973.
www.wi-travel-guide.com /basketball_jerseys-AV-0127-K.html   (963 words)

  
 Jack Marin of the Baltimore Bullets
He played for the first string Baltimore Bullets when they won on NBA championships.
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 The Sporting News: History of the NBA Finals
The number of games was reduced from 60 to 48 games, and Baltimore was brought in from the regional American Basketball League to compensate for an unbalanced schedule that resulted when four of the 11 original teams folded.
The defensive-minded Bullets, led by player-coach Buddy Jeanette, held the high-powered Warriors to only seven points in the third quarter of that pivotal game.
Philadelphia bounced back with a 91-82 victory at home, but when the series went back to Baltimore the Bullets earned the championship with a 88-72 triumph.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/nbafinals/1948.html   (147 words)

  
 ESPN.com - Like magic, Wizards' name becomes cool
Owner Dave Trager moved the club to Baltimore the following year and, rather than trying to capture local color, went the simple alliterative route, renaming it the Bullets.
In general, Bullets fans were not amused by any of the choices and, though an 800 number was set up to let the public vote for their favorite name of the five, in the end Pollin and the Bullets front office did not release the final tallies.
Pollin went ahead and announced that the team, which was moving into the new MCI Center in the fall of '97, would be rechristened the Wizards.
sports.espn.go.com /espn/print?id=1352572&type=page2Story   (876 words)

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