Despite his obvious bad luck in World Series games, Eddie Watt was actually a pretty cool pitcher.
By the 1987 baseball season, my last as an Orioles employee, we knew our favorite baseball team had hit rock bottom.
Talk about your folk heroes. Brother Lo was certainly one. Nothing short of a so-so player from Cleveland and Texas, John Lowenstein came to Baltimore where he became a different player.
Ten straight American League playoff wins. Now that’s the Orioles I remember.
Loved the story of how during a rainstorm in Baltimore, almost brilliant Dick Hall figured out by his amazing math skills how many raindrops had fallen on the dugout during the delay.
The legendary Earl of Baltimore returns for a ceremony to unveil a statue of him in the center field area of Camden Yards. He’s 5-foot-7, and his statue is 7 feet tall.
On this date three years ago, the Orioles completed the biggest comeback in team history. After trailing Boston 10-1, they scored a combined 10 runs in the 7th an 8th innings to come back and win 11-10.
“The Yankees series was wonderfully exciting,” Stone said. “The first time I beat them in that series, I threw all fastballs and curve balls. The second time it was all fastballs and sliders. I went with two different plans. That Yankees team had some good left-handed hitters and I went 3-0. I had never beaten them before.”
I was always amazed by the 1962 season by Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Tommy Davis.