Ravens quarterback Jim Harbaugh reacts after the offensive line broke down, causing him to scramble against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on Oct. 25, 1998. (Karl Merton Ferron, Baltimore Sun)
Oct. 25, 1998: “I want to take the bull by the horns and get us out of this thing,” Ravens quarterback Jim Harbaugh says after coming off the bench to throw a touchdown pass in a 28-10 loss to the Packers in Green Bay. It’s the first touchdown in the past 13 quarters for the Ravens (2-5).
On Halloween 1959, 15-month-old Edward Farrell Maddox Jr., dressed like his father, tries out the radio in his dad’s police car at the Essex police station. (William L. Klender, Baltimore Sun, 1959)
Halloween is a timeless holiday. Those from the past enjoyed the fun-and-creepy holiday in much the same way as we do today: with costumes, parties and trick-or-treating. Check out some retro photos from Baltimore’s days-gone-by of folks enjoying Halloween.
Readers: Think you know your Baltimore? Try answering our weekly trivia question. Some weeks will be ridiculously easy, some weeks a bit more challenging. There will be a prize each week for the first right answer. Put your best guess in the “comments” field. Here’s today’s trivia:
QUESTION: Who holds the record for being the youngest pitcher to throw a shut-out in the World Series?
The young hurler. (Baltimore Sun files)
The start of the first Baltimore Marathon, June 16, 1923. (Baltimore Sun files)
This weekend’s Baltimore Marathon, the featured attraction at the 14th Baltimore Running Festival, follows in a grand tradition of people running long distances on the streets of Baltimore.