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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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Flashback Friday: Sweeping the Yankees in the Bronx has never been easy

The Orioles came tantalizingly close to sweeping the New York Yankees this week. It would have been the Birds’ first three-game sweep in New York since 1986 when they shut down the Yanks in a series from June 6th through … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: Melvin Mora’s two-out, walk-off bunt single

Adam Jones’ two-out bunt single against the Mariners in the bottom of the 11th inning on Monday night had MASN broadcaster Jim Hunter – and likely many fans watching at home – enthusing about the play. Hunter stated mutliple times … Continue reading

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