Former Orioles, others attend Fla. memorial service for Earl Weaver

The memorial service for Hall of Fame manager

Earl Weaver

was held Saturday afternoon in Davie, Fla., near where Weaver spent his retirement years.

Former Orioles attending the service included:

Brooks Robinson


Frank Robinson


Jim Palmer


Eddie Murray

, Rick Dempsey, Bill Swaggerty, Scott McGregor, Dennis Martinez, Tom Shopay, Boog Powell, Ken Singleton and Don Buford.

The current Orioles were represented by executive vice president Dan Duquette, ownership representative Louis Angelos, Doug Duennes, the club’s executive vice president of business, communications director Greg Bader, team radio announcer Fred Manfra, and batting practice pitcher Rudy Arias.

Other notables included: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning (who was inducted into the Hall of Fame with Weaver in 1996),

Baseball Hall of Fame

board chairman Jane Forbes Clark and

Rochester Red Wings

owner Naomi Silver.

Singer-songwriter Terry Cashman performed his “The Earl of Baltimore” song.

Roughly 160 people attended the event, which lasted a little over 90 minutes.

The Orioles plan to hold their own memorial service for Weaver in Baltimore at a date that has yet to be set. Weaver died at age 82 on Jan. 18.