Of course we heard the stories. How that Stu Miller fellow got blown off the mound at San Francisco. Meaning he was so light (165 pounds) that a wind knocked him around and caused him to balk in the 1961 All-Star game against the American League.
The 23rd victory in a row came on Aug. 2nd. And Baltimore again batted around and put a five-spot on the board in the first inning. KC fought back but fell again, 10-8.
The Orioles came to an agreement with 31-year-old outfielder Nate McLouth on Wednesday. So, what will McLouth need to do to provide average or better production as a starting leftfielder?
I admit it. I’m a Yankee hater from way back. But I had to admire Louisiana Lightning, Ron Guidry. The Yankees lefty didn’t even stand 6 feet tall and weighed less than 165 pounds, yet threw the heck out of the ball.
Rich Dauer was a proven second baseman. He made the routine plays for the Orioles teams of the late 1970s and early 80s. And he was a solid line drive hitter as well. But he certainly endured some dreadful starts to seasons.
It was not only a terribly exciting year for the Orioles this season but also that no-name team in Oakland as well.
A crazy season comes with crazy, historical statistics. Here is the Baltimore Orioles 2012 season “By the Numbers”.
The Orioles most memorable season in a decade and a half—and maybe ever—cam to a halt Friday night at Yankee Stadium as the Orioles lost 3-1 to CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees.
The Baltimore Orioles saved their magical season in New York with their backs against the wall Thursday night.
The Orioles find themselves in a position now where another loss in either of the next two games will cost them the season. The birds dropped a heartbreaker in New York to the Yankees, 3-2 in 12 innings Wednesday night.