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Chris Davis hit #50, the Orioles are back in the win column, and it's a beautiful fall day. What more could you ask for?

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Let's start the day off with a GIF of all 50 Chris Davis home runs, OK?


OK. Now onto the links:

PressBox: Chris Davis Bashes 50th Home Run In Orioles Win
No matter how the season turns out for the Orioles as a team, 2013 will be known as the Year of Chris Davis.

GIF: Brady’s 50th and Crush’s 50th | Eutaw Street Report
Brady and Chris both hit homer #50 in Toronto, and this GIF makes it look like they did it back-to-back.

Ellicott City man ensures Chris Davis gets his 50th home run ball -
A Blue Jays fan caught Chris Davis' 50th home run, so Orioles fan Steve Houff paid him $100 to get it back so he could give it to Davis. Cool.

Baltimore Orioles at Toronto Blue Jays - September 13, 2013 | BAL Recap
Britt Ghiroli as your Chris Davis quotes after #50.

Orioles' Darren O'Day experiencing tingling in fingers, to undergo tests | MLB Injury News
Darren O'Day is hurting. Get better soon, Darren! Tingling fingers is scary, and also the name of my new band.

Jonathan Schoop and Second-Base Defense at Norfolk | Camden Depot
Jonathan Schoop's defense might not be what the Orioles need at 2B in 2014.

On this day in 1987 the Orioles were getting blown out by the Toronto Blue Jays so manager Cal Ripken, Sr. took his son, Cal Jr., out of the game. It ended a streak of 8,264 consecutive innings played by Ripken.

Happy birthday to former Oriole Chad Bradford!