Baltimore Orioles

When four Orioles’ pitchers won their 20th game in the same week

When four Orioles’ pitchers won their 20th game in the same week
January 14, 2014 No Comments »

If a pitcher wins 20 games today they’re automatically a favorite to win the Cy Young Award. They’re the ace of their staff, too. But what if your team has four 20-game winners? That happened with the Baltimore Orioles in ... Read More »

Johnson’s success strengthens Hall of Fame credentials

Johnson’s success strengthens Hall of Fame credentials
September 1, 2012 No Comments »

Sometime later this month, the Washington Nationals will win their 90th game, and they are almost assured of finishing either first or second in the tough National League East. But their manager knows a lot about facing stiff competition in ... Read More »

Baltimore Orioles All-Time Team

Baltimore Orioles All-Time Team
August 29, 2012 4 Comments »

With pitching rotations that featured aces like Jim Palmer, Dave McNally, Mike Cuellar, and Pat Dobson (shown above), the Baltimore Orioles were baseball’s winningest team from 1958 to 1987. During that stretch of 30 seasons, the O’s won at least ... Read More »

VIDEO: Members of ’83 White Sox remember the playoffs vs. the Orioles

VIDEO: Members of ’83 White Sox remember the playoffs vs. the Orioles
July 18, 2012 No Comments »

When a team loses in the playoffs, they are usually forgotten. Not so with the 1983 Chicago White Sox, who had a great season, winning 99 games and the AL West Division title. Behind a talented pitching staff that featured ... Read More »

Alomar and Gillick reunited as Hall of Fame Inductees

Alomar and Gillick reunited as Hall of Fame Inductees
January 5, 2011 No Comments »

Pat Gillick has always liked to have Roberto Alomar around. This summer, he'll get another chance to spend time with Alomar, when both are part of the Baseball Hall of Fame's Class of Read More »

Cloud hanging over McGwire now engulfs Palmeiro

Cloud hanging over McGwire now engulfs Palmeiro
January 5, 2011 No Comments »

The Baseball Writers corrected an injustice in 2011, finally electing Bery Blyleven to the Hall of Fame. They also continued to make a statement about steroid users on the ballot, refusing entry to Rafael Palmeiro, a member of the 3,000-hit ... Read More »

Five moves that helped land Gillick in the Hall

Five moves that helped land Gillick in the Hall
December 6, 2010 No Comments »

Normally, trading a future Hall of Fame player is the death knell for a major league general manager. But when Pat Gillick did it he laid the groundwork for historic success. In 1999, Gillick, with impressive credentials on his resume, ... Read More »