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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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Today in Orioles History: Frank Robinson Steals One From the Yankees … Again (1966)

Frank Robinson stole a would-be home run from Clete Boyer in the 11th inning at Yankee Stadium to preserve a 6-5 Orioles victory on this day in Orioles history, Aug. 11, 1966. A Sam Bowens RBI single plated Luis Aparicio … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: Brian Roberts’ Walk-Off Continues Orioles Magic Under Buck Showalter

“Suddenly, the Baltimore Orioles are a team to be feared.” Brian Roberts hit a home run on J.J. Putz’s first offering of the 10th inning to give the Orioles yet another dramatic victory on this day in Orioles history, August … 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: Mike Mussina’s Second Straight Complete-Game Shutout

Mike Mussina went the distance versus the Minnesota Twins without allowing a run to claim a 3-0 road victory on this day in Orioles history, May 5, 1993. It is Mussina’s second consecutive complete-game shutout making him the first pitcher to … Continue reading

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