Monthly Archives: July 2018

Today in Baltimore Orioles History: July 31, 1983 – Brooks Robinson is Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

It’s July 31, which means there are several Baltimore Orioles history items from which to choose today. For example … 1971: Pat Dobson winning his eighth decision in the month of July on his way to being one of four … Continue reading

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Today in Baltimore Orioles History: July 30, 2017 – Brad Brach Shines in His Final July 30th as a Member of the Baltimore Orioles

Brad Brach shined in his final July 30th as a member of the Baltimore Orioles striking out two Texas Rangers batters and allowing no walks or hits in an inning of work during a 10-6 road victory on July 30, … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Meet the Baltimore Orioles Player Who Rarely Struck Out and “Was Known to Like a Beer Now and Then”

“Everybody in baseball has their own story about ‘Scrap Iron’ Courtney, a squat, bespectacled catcher who was known to like a beer now and then” Perhaps you’ve noticed that your Baltimore Orioles have a tendency to strike out rather often. … Continue reading

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Today in Baltimore Orioles History: July 26, 1996 – Jim Thome and Albert Belle Homer in Their Pre-Orioles Days; Birds Hit “the Low Point in the Season” Prior to a Wild Card Turnaround

Were you to close your eyes and hear the following quote read aloud, you might think it came during the 2018 Baltimore Orioles season: “I always felt, from the beginning, we had the players here to win, but we haven’t put … Continue reading

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Today in Baltimore Orioles History: July 25, 2014 – Zach Britton Gets a Save, the First Place O’s Win in Extras, and the World is a Beautiful Place

Zach Britton was not a member of the New York Yankees organization on this day in Baltimore Orioles history, July 25, 2014. Instead, Britton picked up his 19th save of the season as the O’s defeated the Seattle Mariners in … Continue reading

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Today in Baltimore Orioles History: July 24, 1993 – Brady Anderson Homers Twice, Jim Poole Gets a Save, and Two Future Orioles Appear for the Minnesota Twins

Brady Anderson homered twice in the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome to help power the Orioles to a 9-2 victory against the Minnesota Twins on this day in Baltimore Orioles history, July 24, 1993. Anderson and designated hitter Harold Baines each … Continue reading

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Taking a Bird’s Eye View on the Orioles

I had the distinct pleasure of serving alongside Jake English as a guest host on this week’s Bird’s Eye View podcast. Jake and Scott Magness put out a consistently entertaining product throughout the baseball season. I enjoyed being able to … Continue reading

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