Baltimore Orioles in History (Part 2)

Events in Sport

Sports History

1988-12-04 Orioles trade veteran 1B Eddie Murray to the Dodgers

  • 1988-12-06 Agnes Neil Williams purchases Baltimore Orioles for $70 million Eli Jacobs becomes CEO of Baltimore Orioles
  • 1989-06-15 Baltimore Orioles pull their 9th triple play (vs Yankees)

Sports History

1989-08-17 Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken plays in his 1,208th consecutive game, moves to 3rd place all-time, behind NY Yankees Lou Gehrig and Boston Red Sox/NY Yankees Everett Scott

  • 1989-11-07 Baltimore Orioles Gregg Olson is 1st relief pitcher to win AL Rookie of Year
  • 1990-02-06 Groundbreaking begins on Baltimore Orioles' new $102 million stadium
  • 1990-05-04 MLB Baltimore Orioles Gregg Olson sets relief pitcher record of 41 consecutive scoreless innings
  • 1990-06-12 Orioles Cal Ripken plays in his 1,308th consecutive game to move past Everett Scott into 2nd place on the all-time list
  • 1990-08-08 Baltimore Orioles pull their 10th triple play (1-6-3 vs Oakland)
  • 1990-09-25 1st 8 NY Yankees hit safely vs Baltimore Orioles to tie record
  • 1991-03-30 1st exhibition baseball games at Joe Robbie Stadium (Yanks-Orioles)
  • 1991-06-16 With 3 runs in 9th, Baltimore Orioles end Minnesota Twins 15 game winning streak, with 6-5 win
  • 1991-07-09 All star MVP: Cal Ripken Jr (Baltimore Orioles)
  • 1991-10-06 Orioles' last game at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium (vs Det Tigers)
  • 1991-11-19 Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripken wins his 2nd AL MVP
  • 1992-04-03 1st exhibition game at Camden Field - Orioles beat NY Mets
  • 1992-04-06 1st game at Camden Field, Baltimore, Maryland - Orioles beat Cleveland Indians 2-0
  • 1992-05-03 Baltimore Orioles Gregg Olson, 25, is youngest to record 100 saves
  • 1992-06-20 Kelly Saunders is 2nd female baseball PA announcer (Baltimore Orioles)
  • 1992-09-08 Danny Tartabull has 9 RBIs as Yanks beat Orioles 16-4
  • 1992-09-09 1st time Baltimore Orioles draw 3 million fans at home
  • 1993-08-02 Maryland investors led by Baltimore attorney Peter Angelos buy the Baltimore Orioles at auction in New York for $173m, nearly $50m more than ever paid for a baseball team

Hall of Fame

1995-01-12 10th Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees: The Allman Brothers Band; Al Green; Janis Joplin; Led Zeppelin; Martha and the Vandellas; Neil Young; Frank Zappa; The Orioles; Paul Ackerman

  • 1995-06-10 Orioles Jeff Manto, hits his 4th consecutive homer

Sports History

1995-06-13 MLB Cleveland Indians' Dennis Martínez no-hits Baltimore Orioles 11-0,

  • 1995-09-10 Cleveland's major league sports franchises, NFL Browns & MLB Indians, play simultaneous regular season games in Cleveland for only time, both win; Browns 22-6 v Tampa, Indians 5-3 v Orioles
  • 1995-10-01 Future Baseball HOF pitcher Mike Mussina tosses Baltimore Orioles' 5th consecutive MLB shutout in season ending, 4-0 victory over Detroit Tigers
  • 1996-04-19 Rangers scores 16 in 8th vs Orioles
  • 1996-09-06 Baltimore Orioles' Eddie Murray's 500th career HR
  • 1996-09-28 Orioles' Roberto Alomar suspended 5 games for spitting at ump
  • 1996-09-29 Baltimore Orioles end season with record 257 HRs
  • 1996-09-29 Orioles Brady Anderson is 14th to hit 50 HRs
  • 1996-10-05 Cleveland Indians strike out 23 Baltimore Orioles in 12 innings in 4-3 ALDS win at Jacobs Field; Orioles win series, 3-1
  • 1996-10-13 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Baltimore Orioles, 4 games to 1
  • 1996-10-13 Yanks (3) & Orioles (3) combine to tie play off record of 6 HRs
  • 1997-09-05 Orioles beat Yankes 13-9 in longest 9 inning game
  • 1997-10-15 MLB American League Championship: Cleveland Indians beat Baltimore Orioles, 4 games to 2
  • 1998-07-05 NY Yankees beat Baltimore Orioles 1-0 to improve record to 61-20, equalling best 81-game start in MLB history
  • 2007-08-22 The Texas Rangers rout the Baltimore Orioles 30-3, the most runs scored by a team in modern MLB history.
  • 2007-09-01 Clay Buchholz becomes first Boston Red Sox rookie to pitch a no-hitter. In just his second MLB appearance; beats Baltimore Orioles 10-0 at Fenway Park
  • 2008-09-21 The final home game is played at Yankee Stadium against the Baltimore Orioles.
  • 2013-04-05 Baltimore outfielder Chris Davis becomes 4th player to homer in first 4 games of a MLB season; 8th-inning grand slam propels Orioles to a 9-5 win over the Twins; his RBI total of 16 a MLB record
  • 2014-10-15 MLB American League Championship: Kansas City Royals beat Baltimore Orioles, 4 games to 0
  • 2019-06-03 MLB Draft: Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman first pick by Baltimore Orioles
  • 2019-08-12 Baltimore Orioles concede 7 home runs in doubleheader defeats against NY Yankees to break the American League single season HRs allowed record with 248 and counting
  • 2021-05-05 Baltimore Orioles pitcher John Means no-hits Seattle Mariners, 6-0 at T-Mobile Park, Seattle

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