Tag: Baltimore Orioles

Baltimore, MD--October 1983--Eddie Murray is shown at the victory parade after the Orioles won the 1983 World Series. (Sun file photo.)

We Miss Eddie Murray

Eddie Murray was the best, especially in 1983. We really miss him and those winning Orioles.
This unique photo was taken by my friend Ernie Baltimore, MD. LAST OUT of the 1966 World Series Orioles-Dodgers. Memorial Stadium.

Aerial View of the 1966 World Series

Check out this photo from above Memorial Stadium during the 1966 World Series. The Orioles swept the Dodgers that year to claim the title. Source:...
Beautiful aerial view of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. May 6th, 2011

Why Is It Named Oriole Park at Camden Yards?

Oriole Park at Camden Yards has to be one of the most, if not the most, beautiful ballparks in all of Major League Baseball....
Earl Weaver 1980

Earl Weaver Loses It In 1980

This is classic Earl Weaver. Thanks to our friend Marty for sending this in some time ago. We're just now getting around to sharing...

Photo of 1897 Pennant-Deciding Game Between Boston and Baltimore

This photo shows the deciding game of the 1897 National League season with the Boston Beaneaters taking the pennant from the Baltimore Orioles, in...
1954 Orioles schedule

Gunther Beer 1954 Orioles Schedule

What a cool find! This is the Orioles' inaugural schedule for the Major Leagues in 1954. Source: Digital Maryland
Champion Orioles of 1894 Lying on the ground are: John McGraw and Willie Keeler. Front row: "Kid" Bill Gleason, Joe Kelly, Ned Hanlon, Wilbert Robinson, Bill Hoffer, and Hughie Jennings. Second row: Walter Brody, Henry Reitz, John McMahon, Frank Bowerman, and Artie Pool. Third row: Arthur Clarkson, George Hemming, George Carey and Bill Clark.

Baltimore Went Wild Over the Orioles in 1894

The Orioles and baseball go back a long way with the city of Baltimore. Before the current O's arrived in 1954, there were earlier...

The Ghosts of Old Memorial Stadium

Remember old Memorial Stadium? Some great memories from that place. We dug up a large number of photos taken of the stadium in...
Baltimore Orioles player Cal Ripken autographs a baseball bat for President Clinton after Ripken broke the consecutive game streak at 2,131 games. 9/6/95.

Cal Ripken and Bill Clinton at Game 2,131

This is a historic moment. Ripken is signing a bat for the President Clinton after he broke Gehrig's record. Source: U.S. National Archives
Postcard showing baseball players seated and standing in stadium.

1909 Baltimore Orioles Team Photo

This is an awesome old photo. Check it out ... it's the 1909 Baltimore Orioles. Source: Library of Congress

Three Bad First-Round Picks by the Orioles

Okay, sorry to do this ... but, here's one more post highlighting the failures of the O's. We were an awesome team...
Glenn Davis

Three Worst Trades in Orioles History

Ugh, I hate to do this, stirring up old, painful memories, but ... here is a list of the three worst acquisitions...
Orioles fans in 1966

Orioles Win the Pennant in 1966

Here's a great photo from the glory days of the Orioles. It shows a group of people celebrating the O's winning the 1966 American...

August 1962 Film Footage of Yankees vs. Orioles

We dug up this really cool clip of the Yankees playing the Orioles on YouTube. The caption says this is from August 25th, 1962. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIhsQlpQ3F0 Here's...
Cal Ripken Jr. high school photo - 1978

O’s No. 2 Draft Pick, Ripken, Fans 17 in 1978 Championship

Here's a really cool article from the days before Cal Ripken Jr. as an Oriole. This article was printed on June 8th, 1978 Largo--Just one...
1958 MLB All-Start game

1958 MLB All-Star Game at Memorial Stadium

The first Major League Baseball All-Star Game to be held in Baltimore was in 1958, four seasons after the Orioles arrived in town. The...
1913 Baltimore Orioles

Babe Ruth’s First Professional Game; Plays Shortstop for the Orioles

This is a cool old baseball photo. It's the 1913 Baltimore Orioles with Babe Ruth, pictured on the right. We did a little more digging...
Memorial Stadium

30 Years Ago: Amazing O’s Comeback Against Milwaukee

Memorial Stadium Exactly 30 years ago today, the Baltimore Orioles played a day game against the Milwaukee Brewers...

Remember Ben McDonald?

Wow, this guy's a blast from the past.  He was good, but nowhere near the level he should have been. The first overall pick...
Ripken celebrates victory

Cal Ripken Catches Last Out of 1983 World Series

Many of you remember the glorious 1983 season when the O's beat the Phillies to take the World Series. Let's relive that moment by...
Cal Ripken breaks Gehrig's record (Baltimore Sun)

Cal Ripken Breaks Lou Gehrig’s Record

This is one of the greatest moments in all of sports history. If you're an Orioles fan, it needs no introduction. This is the...