Orioles History

Here, you can talk about Orioles of the past, what teams were like way back when, and anything else concerning the team since 1954.

99 topics in this forum

  1. Old thread
    • 25 replies
    • 3,525 views
  2. Old thread
    • 1 reply
    • 494 views
  3. Old thread
    • 5 replies
    • 1,876 views
  4. Old thread
    • 1 reply
    • 308 views
  5. Old thread
    • 29 replies
    • 3,230 views
  6. Old thread
    • 107 replies
    • 10,314 views
  7. Old thread
    • 19 replies
    • 2,157 views
  8. Old thread
    • 8 replies
    • 1,049 views
  9. Old thread

    • 5 replies
    • 1,853 views
  10. Old thread
    • 0 replies
    • 294 views
  11. Old thread
    • 0 replies
    • 231 views
  12. Old thread
    • 3 replies
    • 1,227 views
  13. Old thread
    • 31 replies
    • 5,807 views
  14. Old thread
    • 9 replies
    • 643 views
  15. Old thread
    • 6 replies
    • 1,417 views


Rumors and News






  • Posts

    • Yes, because the first month or two is always, always overemphasized.  Decisions are made based on tiny samples of almost meaningless data and emotional knee-jerks.  You're better off if your nonsensical knee jerks are positive rather than negative.  You're almost always better off riding your offseason plan longer rather than making any choice based on 50 PAs.
    • In the AFL in 2015 the cutter/slider was causing him some discomfort. To the best of my knowledge he wasn't throwing it in games or even bullpen sessions last season.
    • Do some athletes find themselves unhappy with an organization and then just put forth mediocre effort (or tank) with hopes of being released and thus given a "change of scenery"? I have no idea if this is the case or if this is even a thing (I feel like Jake's situation was different - was pitching coach and philosphical differences)? I'm just wondering if he's wanting to go to a place where he's actually wanted. Just pure wild speculation, not based on anything other than he's a complex guy.  
    • Thanks, that was an interesting read, for the first 5-6 paragraphs.    My takeaway is that ESPN is venturing into other areas because an all-between the lines sports format wasn't working so well for them anymore.     Anyway, now I understand what ba9oriole was talking about.   Thanks for posting that.