Buck Showalter doles out homework

Updated: February 27, 2014, 1:09 AM ET
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Baltimore Orioles minor league outfielder Josh Hart hasn't spent much time, if any, gazing at the photo gallery of Hall of Famers at the team's facility in Sarasota, Fla.

But there's a reason they're there, manager Buck Showalter says.

You have to know your Orioles history.

It's the same reason Showalter demanded a homework assignment of Hart about one of those players that lines the clubhouse hallways.

Hart, a 2013 supplemental draft pick, gladly obliged, writing ...

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