Category Archives: Orioles history

Hope Springs Eternal – Jim Palmer’s comeback attempt (1991)

There are plenty of good Spring Training updates out there along with projections for player and team performance headed into 2011. For something different, I figure it’s interesting to revisit stories of seasons past when, as seems to happen nearly … Continue reading

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Former Oriole Walt Dropo dies; Played for Baltimore’s first winning team

Monday’s Washington Post includes the obituary for Walt Dropo, the 1950 American League Rookie of the Year for the Red Sox who finished his career in Baltimore. From the Post: In 1950, Mr. Dropo beat out New York Yankees pitcher … Continue reading

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Can the 2011 Phillies Match the 1971 Orioles with Four 20-Game Winners?

The Phillies brought Cliff Lee back to Philadelphia this week, thereby piecing together what on paper is one of the great four-man rotations of all time. The Associated Press has termed it “a potentially historic rotation.” Among the potential history … Continue reading

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