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Weaver, argumentative, authoritative, dies at 82

Posted: January 20, 2013 at 2:45 a.m.

Baltimore Orioles Manager Earl Weaver “flips his lid” as he protests a call by home plate umpire Marty Springstead during a game against the Chicago White Sox on July 13, 1974. Weaver, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who won 1,480 games with the Baltimore Orioles, died Saturday. He was 82.

Baltimore Orioles Manager Earl Weaver “flips his lid” as he protests a call by home plate umpire Marty Springstead during a game against the Chicago White Sox on July 13, 1974. Weaver, the fiery Hall of Fame manager who won 1,480 games with the Baltimore Orioles, died Saturday. He was 82.

Earl Weaver always was up for an argument, especially with an umpire.

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Sports, Pages 32 on 01/20/2013

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