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
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?
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