April 22, 2001: In a stunning upset, Baltimore's
April 24, 1997: "I love crabs. I never miss a meal. I like to play the game hard, and I don't like to lose," says Tony Siragusa, 29, a 330-pound tackle after signing with the Ravens as a free agent. He'll help anchor a defense that will carry Baltimore to a championship in the 2000 season.
April 24, 1984: Sparked by goalie Diane Geppi's stellar play, Loyola's undefeated women's lacrosse team scores a 13-11 win over Delaware's defending national champions. Rita Ciletti and Anne Allen score three goals each for Loyola (13-0) against the No. 4 Blue Hens, led by All-American Missy Meharg.
April 23, 1971:
April 27, 1968: Nursing a cold and pitching in a cool drizzle, the
April 21, 1954: The first night baseball contest at Memorial Stadium triggers a massive traffic jam for the 43,000-plus fans, some of whom miss half of the Orioles' game against the
April 22, 1914: Backed by a strong defense, left-hander Babe Ruth leads the
April 26, 1901: The Orioles parade through Baltimore in horse-drawn carriages, then win their opener in the new AL, 10-6 over the Boston Americans. An overflow crowd of more than 10,000 sees pitcher Joe "Iron Man" McGinnity, who is recovering from
April 21, 1957: Jesse Orosco, an Orioles reliever from 1995 through 1999 and major league baseball's all-time leader for career pitching appearances.