Baltimore Orioles

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Also known as Milwaukee Brewers (1884-1901) and St. Louis Browns (1902-1953). For other franchises known as the Baltimore Orioles see Baltimore Orioles (disambiguation).

Franchise Record:

  • (1884-2017) 9,629-10,333-110-1 (.480)
  • (1901-2017) 8,667-9,505-110-1 (.474)
  • (1954-2017) 5,205-4,951-9 (.512)

Post Season Record:

  • (1944-2017) 51-43 (.543)
  • (1954-2017) 49-39 (.557)

World Series Titles: 3 (1966, 1970, 1983)

American League Pennants: 7 (1944, 1966, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1979, 1983)

Postseasons: 14 (1944, 1966, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1973, 1974, 1979, 1983, 1996, 1997, 2012, 2014, 2016)

Ballparks: Lloyd Street Grounds (1901), Sportsman's Park (April 23, 1902-September 27, 1953); Memorial Stadium (April 15, 1954-September 30, 1991); Oriole Park at Camden Yards (April 6, 1992-Present)

Franchise Players: George Sisler, Vern Stephens, Brooks Robinson, Boog Powell, Frank Robinson, Jim Palmer, Eddie Murray, Cal Ripken Jr.

Hall of Famers: Cal Ripken Jr.*, Eddie Murray*, Jim Palmer*, Earl Weaver* (Manager), Frank Robinson*, Brooks Robinson*, Robin Roberts, George Kell, Luis Aparicio, Hoyt Wilhelm, Reggie Jackson, Lee MacPhail (General Manager), Roberto Alomar
* = Inducted as Oriole

Retired Numbers[edit]

Baltimore Orioles logo 1999-2008

Further Reading[edit]

  • Thomas Boswell: "Why Baltimore Wins More Games Than Anybody Else", in How Life Imitates the World Series, Penguin Books, New York, NY, 1982, pp. 60-68.
  • Warren Corbett: "The Oriole Way: The Founding Fathers", in Bob Brown, ed.: Monumental Baseball: The National Pastime in the National Capital Region, The National Pastime, SABR, Number 39, 2009, pp. 89-92.
  • Peter Filichia: Green Cathedrals: The Ultimate Celebrations of all 273 Major League and Negro League Ballparks Past and Present, Addison Wesley Publishing Company, 1993.
  • Mike Gesker: The Orioles Encyclopedia, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD, 2009.
  • Jim Henneman: Baltimore Orioles: 60 Years of Orioles Magic, Insight Editions, San Rafael, CA, 2015. ISBN 9781608873180
  • Charles Kupfer: "Something Magic: The Baltimore Orioles, 1979–1983", McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2016. ISBN 978-0-7864-9935-9
  • Bob Luke: Integrating the Orioles: Baseball and Race in Baltimore, McFarland, Jefferson, NC, 2016. ISBN 978-1-4766-6212-1
  • Ted Patterson: The Baltimore Orioles: Four Decades of Magic from 33rd Street to Camden Yard, Taylor Publishing Company, Dallas, TX, 2000.
  • Ted Patterson: Day by Day in Baltimore Orioles History, Sports Publishing Inc., Champaign, IL, 1999.
  • John Thorn: Total Baseball, Total Sports Publishing, 1989, 1995.

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