June 10, 2003: A week after
June 14, 1997: Catcher Chris Hoiles strikes out five straight times, but then — on an 0-2 pitch — slams a two-run double in the top of the 12th inning to lead the Orioles past the defending
June 10, 1995: Jeff Manto, a journeyman who hit 31 home runs in a nine-year career, slugs four of them in consecutive at-bats over three games for the second-place Orioles, tying a major league record. "I'm probably the last person anyone would expect to get a record like that," he said. "I feel like I'm living a pipe dream."
June 12, 1990: Cal Ripken Jr. plays in his 1,308th consecutive game to move into sole possession of second place on baseball's ironman list. "It's not something I set out to do," says the Orioles shortstop, who is cheered by the crowd at
June 16, 1945: Pimlico, open for just 11 days during this war year, holds
June 14, 1930: Eddie Jacobs of Baltimore wins his first Maryland State Tennis Championship before an announced 500 at Baltimore Country Club. Jacobs drops only 42 games during the tournament and doesn't lose a set.
June 10, 1947: Ken Singleton, Orioles outfielder and one of the club's most reliable hitters in his 10 years here (1975-1984). He batted .300 or better in three seasons and was named the team's Most Valuable Player three times.