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
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Detroit Tigers rookie Mark Fidrych makes his Major League debut by tossing a complete game two-hit shutout against the Indians. The Bird’s impressive performance added to his quickly growing legend because of his on field antics such as grooming the surface of the mound and talking to the ball. 66 more words
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David Ortiz, surprise surprise, wasn’t happy with a check-swing call during Sunday’s Red Sox-Orioles game and starting jawing with third base umpired Jerry Meals. 313 more words