2nd shutout in row for Ravens
Rout leaves Terps last in nation in scoring defense
OCT. 1, 2000: Matt Stover’s four field goals lead the Ravens (4-1) to a 12-0 win over the Browns in Cleveland. It’s the second straight shutout for the Ravens, the first NFL team to do that in 15 years.
SEPT. 25, 1993: A 55-28 football loss at Virginia Tech leaves Maryland (0-4) last in the nation in scoring defense, allowing 49.8 points per game.
SEPT. 25, 1983: Storm Davis and Tippy Martinez allow six hits as the Orioles clinch the American League East with a 5-1 win over the Brewers in Milwaukee. It’s their 27th victory in 34 games.
SEPT. 28, 1976: The Orioles’ Wayne Garland wins his 20th game, 7-5 over Milwaukee in 11 innings at Memorial Stadium. Garland allows 15 hits and throws155 pitches. Brewers starter Moose Haas (Franklin) is knocked out in the fourth inning.
SEPT. 29, 1964: The Bullets defeat the U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team, 72-62, in an exhibition at the Civic Center. Gus Johnson scores 14 points against the Olympians, whose seven first-round NBA draft picks include Joe Caldwell and Jeff Mullins.
SEPT. 28, 1958: In their NFL opener, the Colts rally for two late touchdowns to defeat the Detroit Lions, 28-15, at Memorial Stadium. Johnny Unitas completes 23 of 43 passes — 10 to Raymond Berry, including the go-ahead TD.
SEPT. 27, 1941: One of Navy’s biggest football teams — the Midshipmen average 193 pounds — opens with a 34-0 victory over William & Mary in Annapolis.
SEPT. 30,1923: Despite a grand slam by Babe Ruth, the Orioles, International League champions, defeat the New York Yankees, 10-6, in an exhibition at Oriole Park. Of Ruth’s hit, The Sun reports, “The ball landed on the west side of Greenmount Ave., bounced over a passing street car and bounded along 29th St. until an automobile stopped it.”
Sept. 25, 1927: Bill Pellington, hardnosed linebacker who starred 12 years for the Colts, including the 1958 and 1959 championship teams. He died in 1994.