“The organization has meant so much to me for so many years,’’ said Dauer, who was inducted along with
Dauer was a defensive cornerstone of an O's team that reached the
"My family grew here,'' he said. "My wife and I had two children here. Our home was here and we have a lot of friends that are very close and dear to us here. It is really special."
Dauer played during a period in Orioles history when the players and fans could almost take success for granted. He never played on a losing team during his 10 seasons (1976-85) in an Orioles uniform.