Indians top O’s, clinch AL title
Orioles beat Carlton, Phils in World Series Game 3
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.
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.