Category Archives: Today in Orioles History

Today in Orioles History: Larry Sheets Delivers Orioles Magic

Even in the midst of the worst season in Baltimore baseball history, there was Orioles Magic to be had. Larry Sheets delivered the first dose of it in 1988, first with a game-tying sacrifice fly in the bottom of the … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: Gregg Olson Becomes the Youngest Pitcher with 100 Saves

Gregg Olson became the youngest pitcher in major league history to reach 100 saves as the Baltimore Orioles defeated the Seattle Mariners 8-6 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on this day in Orioles history, May 3, 1992. The Otter, age … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: Taking Care of Business Versus the Yankees and Red Sox

Your Baltimore Orioles defeated the New York Yankees 5-0 in the Bronx on May 2, 2012, to clinch a series victory versus their A.L. East rivals after having lost the first four games the teams played that season. The victory was the … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: Tom Phoebus Tosses a No-Hitter

Tom Phoebus pitched the third no-hitter in Baltimore Orioles history, blanking the Boston Red Sox 6-0 on this day in Orioles history, April 27, 1968. Phoebus struck out nine and walked three as part of his no-hit effort in front … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: Robbie Alomar Goes Deep Three Times

Second baseman Roberto Alomar hit three home runs and totaled six RBI to power the O’s to a 14-5 home win versus the Red Sox on this day in Baltimore Orioles history, April 26, 1997. It was the only three-homer … Continue reading

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Today in Orioles History: Brian Roberts and Luis Matos are Double Trouble

Brian Roberts and Luis Matos each had a double and two stolen bases as your Baltimore Orioles defeated the Boston Red Sox 8-4  at Fenway Park on this day in Orioles history, April 25, 2005. Roberts finished the day 3-for-5 with … Continue reading

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