Category Archives: Today in Orioles History

Today in Orioles History: Aug. 13, 1957 – The Season’s Most Valuable Oriole Goes Deep Twice Against the Washington Senators

It’s a fun day for Baltimore Orioles history. After all, Aug. 13 was the day Jim Palmer tossed a no-hitter in 1969 and Earl Weaver stalled his way into a rain-shortened victory against the rival New York Yankees in 1978. Be … Continue reading

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Today in Baltimore Orioles History: Aug. 9, 2010 – Brian Roberts Hits a Walk-Off Homer, O’s Record Their Sixth Win in Seven Games Under Buck Showalter

The 2010 Baltimore Orioles weren’t much better than the 2018 team record-wise at this point in the season; however, things sure felt differently on this day in Orioles history, Aug. 9, 2010. Brian Roberts‘ first home run of the 2010 … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: Aug. 8, 1990 – Gregg Olson Earns a Save Versus the Powerhouse Oakland A’s on His Way to Setting the Orioles Record

Fresh off his lone career All-Star nod, Gregg Olson tossed 1.2 scoreless innings to earn his 26th save and preserve a 4-1 win against the powerhouse Oakland Athletics on this day in Baltimore Orioles history, Aug. 8, 1990. Ben McDonald got … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: Aug. 7, 1964 – Steve Barber and the O’s Defeat the Yankees and Move into First Place

The Orioles’ strange ability to compete with the New York Yankees has been one of the few highlights of a 2018 season when the O’s seem best at beating themselves. You know what’s even more fun? Beating the Yankees with something … Continue reading

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Today in Baltimore Orioles History: Aug. 2, 1995 – One Hit is Enough as Harold Baines Powers the O’s and Mike Mussina to a Win

Harold Baines‘ second-inning home run was all that the Orioles got and all that the Orioles needed as they defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0 on this day in Orioles history, Aug. 2, 1995. The win gave the O’s a 44-44 … Continue reading

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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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