Monthly Archives: May 2016

Luis Aparicio, Brooks Robinson, and Russ Snyder Led the Orioles’ Hit Streaks in 1966

Throughout the 2016 season Roar from 34 will use Flashback Fridays to remember the 1966 Baltimore Orioles and to honor the 50th anniversary of the franchise’s first World Series title.  Jackie Bradley Jr.’s season-best 29-game hit streak for the Boston Red Sox ended … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: The 2005 Team Hits Its Peak

Daniel Cabrera pitched seven strong innings and three Orioles batters homered in a 5-2 victory versus the Seattle Mariners that moved the team to a season-high 14 games over .500 on this day in Orioles history, May 26, 2005. The O’s 30-16 … Continue reading

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The Time Buck Showalter’s Birthday Didn’t Go So Well

Happy Birthday Buck Showalter. The Orioles head to Minute Maid Park for tonight’s road match-up with Houston, and it’s bound to go better than Buck’s first birthday as a big league manager.

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The 1966 Orioles Got Down to Business Right Away

My MASN guest post this week focuses on the Orioles’ growing number of comeback victories so far in 2016. More than half of the O’s 24 wins have come in games that they trailed at some point. Naturally, I wondered … Continue reading

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Forget Tuesday, I’m Still Bitter About Sunday’s Orioles Game

Before I can get the bitter taste out of my mouth from Tuesday’s 10-0 shellacking at the hands of the Seattle Mariners, I first have to get past Sunday’s game. What happened to Darren O’Day, O’Day-O’Day-O’Day — O’Day, O’Day on … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: Jim Palmer Gets His First Win and His First Home Run

Nineteen-year-old rookie Jim Palmer got his first big league win with 3.2 innings of relief work as part of a 7-5 victory over the New York Yankees at Memorial Stadium on this day in Orioles history, May 16, 1965. Palmer … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: The O’s Nearly Get Their First No-Hitter

Pitching in his second big league start, Don Ferrarese lost what would have been Baltimore’s first no-hitter in the ninth inning versus the New York Yankees on this day in Orioles history, May 12, 1956. The 27-year-old Ferrarese had pitched 10 … Continue reading

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