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Monday, April 30, 2018

How the Orioles lost 21 straight games to start the 1988 season

Last night, moments after the Orioles had lost their ninth straight game, 4-3, to the Royals, general manager Roland Hemond, farm director Doug Melvin, and seven others were trapped in an elevator at Memorial Stadium for 73 minutes.

The Orioles had planned to make a roster move after last night’s game, but it had to be delayed until today because Hemond was trapped.

— Baltimore Sun, 4/15/88

Bored Posted: April 30, 2018 at 08:40 AM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. RMc's Daps of the Dope Artists Posted: May 01, 2018 at 09:06 PM (#5664040)
The best thing about the O's losing streak was this.

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