Frank Robinson put the Birds up early, and Moe Drabowsky was dominant in relief.
After cruising to the American League pennant in 1966, the O’s faced their toughest test: a Fall Classic matchup against the defending champions.
On the road in Kansas City, the Orioles dispatched the Athletics with a 6-1 victory paced by Frank Robinson’s three hits.
A shutout from Tom Phoebus in his debut and a walk-off win highlight the doubleheader win.
The Orioles continued their dominance over the Red Sox in this exciting extra innings walk-off win in the summer of ‘66.
The slugging O’s first baseman drove in all four O’s runs with three homers, including a tying blast in the ninth and the winner in extras.
The 1966 Orioles were a great team, and even they lost 63 times. Camden Chat commenter 33 wrote a guest retro recap of one of those losses.
The Orioles hit four dingers, including two by future MVP/HOF Frank Robinson, but it was 25-year-old Eddie Watt who stole the show on July 19, 1966.
The Orioles failed to score in the first seven innings, but Boog Powell launched a game-winning home run to beat the California Angels at Memorial Stadium.
Baltimore takes one of two in House That Ruth Built thanks to right fielder’s tumbling grab of potential game-winner.
The Orioles planted their flag atop of the American League by winning a pair of close games against their regional rival.
Frank Robinson homered in both halves of a doubleheader against Cleveland, including the only home run ever to leave Memorial Stadium.
Dave McNally struck out nine batters in 10 innings, while Davey Johnson and Boog Powell came through in the bottom of the 15th.
The Orioles dominated the Red Sox in their second game of the season, led by Jim Palmer on the mound and at the plate.
Frank Robinson was an instant lineup-changer in his O’s debut, as the club came back in the ninth and won in extras to kick off a memorable campaign.
There are only five rounds in this year’s MLB draft. Somebody who might have been a star will go undrafted.
The Orioles scored nine unanswered runs in Game 5 to dispatch the Reds, 9-3, and win the World Series, 4-1.
We’ve written about a few Orioles "what if?" moments this week. What are some of the big ones you think about?
Orioles go up 3-0 in 1970 World Series as starting pitcher Dave McNally goes the distance and homers; Brooks continues to dazzle in the field
It was the Managerial Blunder Heard ‘Round the World, as the Birds’ best pitcher never got into the game that ended their 2016 season. How might things have played out differently?
It is one of the biggest trades in club history, and without it the Orioles may have continued their losing ways for even longer.
After falling to an early 4-0 hole thanks to a lackluster Mike Cuellar start, the Birds rallied and held on to take a 2-0 lead over Cincinnati in the World Series.
The Orioles were going to win the World Series if Jeffrey Maier hadn’t reached over that fence, or so I’ll swear to the grave.
The Birds opened up the 1970 World Series in Cincinnati with a tight 4-3 win over the Reds.
The Orioles completed the sweep of Minnesota behind a complete game from Jim Palmer, and will seek redemption in the 1970 World Series.
Baltimore beats Minnesota to move within a game of a second straight World Series berth and third in five years.
The Orioles ace struggled on the mound, but made history with his bat.
The 1970 Orioles continued their sizzling hot finish with a pair of walkoff wins in a doubleheader against the Senators.
The 1970 Orioles had already clinched the AL East when they went on an 11-game winning streak, including this game, to end the season.
Having clinched the division the day before, the O’s lineup was filled with bench players. That didn’t stop them.
Retro Orioles recap: Jim Palmer goes 12 innings, Orioles scratch out extra-innings win against Boston
Further proof that starting pitching in today’s game is a whole different animal.