Saturday, August 14, 2004

Angelos's Season for Fighting

Combative Baltimore Lawyer and Orioles Owner Defends Territory From Threat of a New Team
By John Wagner
Washington Post Staff Writer
Sunday, August 15, 2004; Page A01

Ask Baltimore Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos why he doesn't want baseball to return to Washington, and it doesn't take long for the exasperation to show.

"This isn't about me," Angelos pleaded in a recent interview, lowering his booming baritone for emphasis. "The facts are speaking here, not the emotions or personal interest."

Coming from Angelos, such an assessment is bound to invite some skepticism. Since he made his first millions as a lawyer handling asbestos cases, Angelos's reputation has rested precisely on his ability to fight -- and fight fiercely -- for his clients' interests and his own.

Read the entire article here on the Washington Post website.

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This is a lengthy piece on Peter Angelos. A lot of background on him. More of a PR piece than anything. - Maury