July 21, 2000:
July 17, 1978: When Germain Languth, 61, of Pasadena suffers a
July 16, 1958: Left-hander Jack Harshman spots Chicago a 3-0 lead, then hits two home runs to lead the Orioles past the
July 17, 1954: Harry Meeth III of Catonsville sets a record in winning the Sunpapers-Chevrolet Soap Box Derby on the Hillen Road course before an announced 2,000 spectators. Meeth's victory sends the 14-year-old and his papier-mache car to the nationals in Akron, Ohio, where he wins one heat before losing in the semifinals.
July 18, 1944: Two weeks after Oriole Park burned to the ground, the wooden grandstand at Municipal Stadium — the Orioles' new home — catches fire during a game. But fans douse the flames themselves as Baltimore right-hander Stan West pitches a no-hitter in defeating the Jersey Giants, 5-0, in an International League contest.
July 19, 1923:
July 16, 1895: The first-place Orioles drop a 1-0 National League contest to their archrivals, the Cleveland Spiders, who ride
July 21, 1935: Moe Drabowsky, the Orioles' bullpen standout and the "Prince of Pranks" who liked to slip live snakes into teammates' pockets and give a hot foot to his howling victims. Drabowsky died of