45 years ago today, Earl Weaver made history. For the first time in his Major League career, the Hall of Fame Orioles manager was ejected from both games of a doubleheader. And since his ejection from the second game of the came during the pregame presentation of the lineups, it marked the earliest possible ejection … Continue reading Today in O’s History: Weaver Gets Tossed Twice in Doubleheader
Month: August 2020
Who is Most Likely to Pull the Plug on this Surprisingly Fun O’s Season?
I have to admit...I’m having a hard time fully enjoying the surprising start to the Orioles 2020 season. It’s not entirely because of COVID-19, or the strange feeling of watching Major League Baseball games being played in empty stadiums. It’s not even the feeling that a ton of resources are being used to test players, … Continue reading Who is Most Likely to Pull the Plug on this Surprisingly Fun O’s Season?
Inconsistency at the Top: Hays Marks O’s 7th Straight Different Opening Day Leadoff Man
When leadoff hitter Austin Hays stepped into the batter’s box at Fenway Park on Friday, July 24 – Opening Night of the 2020 season – he made Orioles history...in more ways than one. Hays, naturally, was the leadoff hitter on the latest-starting O’s team in history thanks to the global pandemic that pushed back the … Continue reading Inconsistency at the Top: Hays Marks O’s 7th Straight Different Opening Day Leadoff Man