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August 13, 1969: We remember Jim Palmer's no-hitter

By the summer of 1969, the Orioles were on their way to winning 109 games and a trip to the World Series.    The pitching staff included Mike Cuellar and Dave McNally.   277 more words


Remembering Mike Reinbach

I remember Mike Reinbach, who played in a dozen games for the Orioles in 1974. The game we played in together was an extraordinary one. It was April 27, 1974, the first game of a Sunday afternoon double header at Memorial Stadium. 178 more words

The ball always gets hit, even in a no-hitter. Teamwork is what makes the game.

“You can’t win if nobody catches the ball in the outfield.  You’re only as good as the team you have behind you” ~ Jim Palmer… 316 more words


Monument Monday: Steve Barber

Steve Barber was a southpaw who amassed some strong numbers as a young pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles in the early 1960’s.   He played during some of the Orioles lean years, before the emergence of future stars like Jim Palmer and Boog Powell and the trade for Frank Robinson.  515 more words

Ralph Houk

I worry about my crush on Michael Strahan....

Before I delve into this, let me explain…  When I was young, I used to have crushes on Andy Williams, Perry Como, Tom Jones and other atypical hot entertainers and actors.   248 more words

On This Day In Baseball History: May 16, 1965

19-year old Baltimore rookie Jim Palmer earns his first Major League win by throwing three and two-thirds innings. Palmer also added a two-run homer off of… 69 more words