Tag: baseball

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....

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
Bill Ripken 1989 Fleer

F**k Face: Bill Ripken’s 1989 Fleer Baseball Card

Remember this? If you were a big baseball card collector, you sure do. Here's a story about it from CNBC, posted December 9th, 2008. "I got...
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...

5-Year-Old Babe Ruth’s Family in the 1900 Census

This is a really cool find. It shows the Ruth family, living at 339 South Woodyear St. in Baltimore, back in 1900. Ruth Sr....

Babe Ruth’s 1920 Passport Application

How cool is this? What a great find on Ancestry.com. We came across the Bambino's 1920 application for a passport that fall, because he was...
three Baltimore Black Sox

Negro League’s Baltimore Black Sox

This is a terrific photo that we found on the Internet, but unfortunately it wasn't labeled with a date. Anyone out there know when...
Batterin' Babe - Look At Him Now

Batterin’ Babe … Look at Him Now

Here's a cool image we found at the Library of Congress. It's a print of a song written in honor of Baltimore's native son,...

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...
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...

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...