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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: 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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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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