Monthly Archives: August 2016

An Orioles Fan’s Lament: Four Games Back Felt Much Better in 1996

With their loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night, the Orioles are now four games back in the American League East. That’s the most they’ve trailed all season, which explains the emptiness you’re feeling today in the spot where your … Continue reading

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He Had One Career Homer, and It Came During His Final Season of Baseball

Jim Brideweser died on this date in 1989. Brideweser had two stints with the Orioles, appearing in 73 games for the Birds in 1954 and returning to Baltimore for the final 91 games of his professional career in 1957. It … Continue reading

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This Day in Orioles History: Blue Jay Misery

This day in Orioles history, Aug. 24, involves lots of misery inflicted on or by the Blue Jays. Fortunately, more of the misery belongs to Toronto rather than Baltimore. On Aug. 24, 1983, Tippy Martinez picked off three Blue Jays runners in the … Continue reading

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