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In 1966, Davey Johnson and Andy Etchebarren Were the Rookies With Three-Hit Games

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.  Hyun-Soo Kim has five three-hit games thus … Continue reading

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Seven-Game Win Streaks Are Fun. Just Ask the 1966 Orioles.

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. Your Baltimore Orioles opened the 2016 season with a seven-game win streak. … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: A Baltimore Orioles Song You’ve Probably Never Heard

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. Did you know that the 1966 Baltimore Orioles had their own theme … Continue reading

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Former Oriole Walt Dropo dies; Played for Baltimore’s first winning team

Monday’s Washington Post includes the obituary for Walt Dropo, the 1950 American League Rookie of the Year for the Red Sox who finished his career in Baltimore. From the Post: In 1950, Mr. Dropo beat out New York Yankees pitcher … Continue reading

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Can the 2011 Phillies Match the 1971 Orioles with Four 20-Game Winners?

The Phillies brought Cliff Lee back to Philadelphia this week, thereby piecing together what on paper is one of the great four-man rotations of all time. The Associated Press has termed it “a potentially historic rotation.” Among the potential history … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Don Buford’s Five Strikeout Day

Don Buford established two Orioles records in 1971: He hit five home runs leading off games, and he struck out five times in a nine-inning game. Brady Anderson easily eclipsed the former mark in 1996 with 12 home runs leading … Continue reading

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Don Larsen was far from perfect in Baltimore

It took one day for the Major League Baseball playoffs to produce a legendary moment. Roy Halladay became only the second pitcher in baseball history to throw a postseason no-hitter.The other was former Oriole Don Larsen, who pitched a perfect … Continue reading

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