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Jsp This has been the Orioles’ home field since 1992. org This museum is located next door to Oriole Park and near the Babe Ruth Birthplace Museum, which operates the Sports Legends Museum. A lot of the museum is dedicated to the Orioles, including uniforms used by the players. 47 INDEX Altobelli, Joe (manager), 24, 29 Anderson, Brady, 34 Angelos, Peter (owner), 27, 37, 38 Aparicio, Luis, 17 Jennings, Hughie, 10 Johnson, Davey (player and manager), 33, 37 Jones, Adam, 41 Keeler, Willie, 10 Barber, Steve, 12, 13 Bauer, Hank (manager), 21 Belle, Albert, 39–40 Blair, Paul, 17 Bonilla, Bobby, 34 Bordick, Mike, 34 Bumbry, Al, 27 Bunker, Wally, 19 Davis, Chris, 41 Davis, Glenn, 29 DeCinces, Doug, 24 Dempsey, Rick, 23, 25 Drabowsky, Moe, 17, 18 Etchebarren, Andy, 18 Finley, Steve, 29 Gentile, Jim, 13 Hairston, Jerry, 38 Hardy, J.
Dr g. Major League Le gue Baseball suspended him in August. Palmeiro was one of baseball's conconsistently outstanding hitters. Earlier that season, he had collected the 3,000th hit of his career. Even worse was that in March 2005, Palmeiro had testified f in Congress about stestee-roids. He had waved his finger and said he never used steroids. seasons with at least 50 doubles. In 2006, right fielder Nick Markakis emerged with a standout rookie season for Baltimore. 291 with 16 homers and 62 RBIs.
Each of them hit at least the stands. The umpire ruled 26 homers (led by Anderson’s it was a home run. The Yan- 50) and drove in at least 102 kees tied the score, then won in runs (led by Palmeiro’s 142). extra innings. They went on to Baltimore also welcomed back win the series in five games. Eddie Murray after acquiring In 1997, the Orioles went him from the Cleveland Indians 98–64 and won the AL East. during the season. The biggest change was with In the ALCS against the Ripken. The Orioles acquired Yankees, a home run that a new shortstop, Mike Bordick, should not have been a home and moved Ripken to third base.
Baltimore Orioles by Ray Frager