In­di­ans top O’s, clinch AL ti­tle

Ori­oles beat Carl­ton, Phils in World Se­ries Game 3

Baltimore Sun - - NFL - By Mike Klinga­man mike.klinga­man@balt­sun.com twit­ter.com/MikeKlinga­man

OCT. 15, 1997: A1-0 de­feat of the Ori­oles at Cam­den Yards gives the Cleve­land In­di­ans the Amer­i­can League Cham­pi­onship Se­ries, four games to two. The Ori­oles go 0-for-12 with run­ners in scor­ing po­si­tion.

OCT. 14, 1983: The Ori­oles beat 300game win­ner Steve Carl­ton and the Phillies in Philadel­phia, 3-2, in Game 3 of the World Se­ries. Dan Ford homers for Bal­ti­more, which leads the Se­ries, two games to one.

OCT. 15,1974: Calvert Hall’s soc­cer team hands Pat­ter­son its first de­feat in three years, 2-1. Kevin Mul­ford scores the game-win­ner as the Car­di­nals hold Clip­pers star Sonny Askew score­less.

OCT. 15, 1969: Earl Mon­roe (26 points) and Gus John­son (23 re­bounds) lead the Bul­lets past the Chicago Bulls, 98-93, in their NBA opener at the Civic Cen­ter. At half­time, com­mis­sioner Walter Kennedy presents coach Gene Shue with a tro­phy for hav­ing won the Eastern Di­vi­sion last sea­son. The tro­phy falls apart in Shue’s hands.

OCT. 11, 1968: The Clip­pers score five times in the fi­nal pe­riod and de­feat the Her­shey Bears, 5-4, in an Amer­i­can Hockey League game at the Civic Cen­ter. Wil­lie Mar­shall gets the win­ner with two min­utes left for the Clip­pers (2-0).

OCT. 12, 1956: Mary­land’s John Fritsch un­corks an 88-yard punt — a school record — in the rain in the Terps’ 13-6 loss to Mi­ami at the Orange Bowl.

OCT. 11, 1952: The Terps rout pre­vi­ously un­beaten Ge­or­gia, 37-0, on the road for their 16th con­sec­u­tive win. Mary­land quar­ter­back Jack Scar­bath com­pletes five of six passes for 85 yards and runs for a touch­down.

OCT. 14, 1939: City cel­e­brates its 100th an­niver­sary with a 31-0 foot­ball vic­tory over McKin­ley Tech of Washington at Mu­nic­i­pal Sta­dium.

Birth­day

OCT. 12, 1944: For­ward Jack Marin, the Bul­lets’ first-round pick from Duke in 1966. He starred for six sea­sons be­fore be­ing dealt to the Hous­ton Rock­ets for su­per­star Elvin Hayes.

Brooks Robin­son flies in to con­grat­u­late win­ning pitcher Dave McNally as catcher Andy Etchebar­ren also rushes in. McNally’s 1-0 vic­tory clinched the Ori­oles’ first World Se­ries cham­pi­onship.

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