The memorial service for Hall of Fame manager
was held Saturday afternoon in Davie, Fla., near where Weaver spent his retirement years.
Former Orioles attending the service included:
, 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),
board chairman Jane Forbes Clark and
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.