Monthly Archives: September 2016

Forget #NationalCoffeeDay, it’s #HyunSooKimDay for Orioles Fans

Perhaps you heard about a certain South Korean baseball player hitting a ninth-inning, pinch-hit home run for the Orioles in Toronto on Wednesday night. Here’s a hearty, Dave Wallace-esque double bow to Hyun Soo Kim for keeping the Orioles’ postseason … Continue reading

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Before Trey Mancini, Larry Haney Did the Debut Homer Honors for the Orioles

Rookie call-up Trey Mancini proved to be a rare bright spot this week as the Orioles’ postseason ambitions became clouded. On Wednesday, Mancini distinguished himself as the third Oriole to homer in his major league debut. What did he do … Continue reading

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The 1966 Orioles Had Attendance Issues and a “Grave Pitching Problem”

It would be simplistic to suggest that in this, the 50th anniversary season of the Orioles’ first World Series team, the current model of Baltimore’s beloved baseball machine resembles the model from five decades ago that became a classic. Sure, … Continue reading

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Unlikely, Uneven, Unpredictable, and Perhaps Unbelievable. These Are Your 2016 Orioles.

What word would you use to describe the 2016 Orioles season to this point? Unlikely comes to mind for me. Uneven applies as well. Let’s throw unpredictable in the mix. Should the O’s actually finish things out and win the … Continue reading

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The 1966 Orioles Used A Lot of Starters

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. See the previous installments here.  The 1966 Baltimore Orioles used 11 different starters … Continue reading

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Te Amo, El Toro

Twenty homers, a plaque on Eutaw Street, 30 walks (fourth-most on the team!?!), and one amazing nickname. You’ve won me over, El Toro. -34-

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Manny Machado, Orioles Feeling Grand

Manny Machado had his third grand slam of the 2016 campaign on Tuesday to help power the Orioles to an 11-2 victory versus the Tampa Bay Rays. The win, combined with Toronto’s loss in New York, chipped the division lead … Continue reading

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