Sept. 1, 1996: Quarterback
Sept. 1, 1978:
Aug. 26, 1973: An inside-the-park grand slam by outfielder Paul Blair — the first of its kind at Memorial Stadium — leads the Orioles past the
Aug. 30, 1961: Paul Richards resigns as manager of the Orioles to become general manager of the Houston Colt .45s, an expansion team in the National League. "When I came to Baltimore [in 1955] I took over a club that had lost almost 300 games in three years, and I'm leaving one that I think can definitely be called a contender," said Richards, whose seven-year record here was 517-539.
Aug. 28, 1957: Gus Triandos hits two home runs and a double, Tito Francona has four hits and four RBIs, and Billy Gardner knocks in four runs as the fifth-place Orioles rip host Cleveland, 19-6, to set a club record for scoring.
Aug. 26, 1954: "Bullet" Bob Turley pitches a seven-hitter to defeat the
Aug. 29, 1953: "We have no line at all!" seventh-year
Aug. 27, 1948:
Sept. 1, 1928: Navy is reeling after star sophomore running back Miles Fox dies of sunstroke following the first day of football practice. As Fox's body is placed on a train bound for his home in Steelton, Pa., 18 midshipmen fire three volleys and a Navy bugler sounds taps.
Aug. 28, 1946: Mike Torrez, who went 20-9 in 1975 — his only season with the Orioles.