Broad­neck’s Cen­trowitz wins Anne Arun­del cham­pi­onship

World cham­pion O’s put 3 play­ers on AP All-Star team

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

OCT. 27, 2006: Matthew Cen­trowitz of Broad­neck wins the Anne Arun­del County boys cross coun­try cham­pi­onship, fin­ish­ing the 3-mile race 45 sec­onds ahead of his near­est chal­lenger.

OCT. 26, 1983: The world cham­pion Ori­oles place three play­ers on the As­so­ci­ated Press ma­jor league All-Star team: short­stop Cal Rip­ken Jr. (.318, 27 home runs, 102 RBIs), first base­man Ed­die Mur­ray (.306, 33 homers, 111 RBIs) and pitcher Scott McGre­gor (18-7, 3.18 ERA).

OCT. 25, 1964: A 34-0 vic­tory over the Lions in Detroit is the Colts’ sixth straight win, ty­ing a club record. Johnny Uni­tas throws touch­down passes to Ray­mond Berry and Jimmy Orr, and Jerry Lo­gan re­turns an in­ter­cep­tion for a score.

OCT. 26, 1948: Mil­dred Burke, the world women’s wrestling cham­pion since 1936, de­fends her ti­tle with a 22-minute vic­tory over pre­vi­ously un­de­feated Ada Ash at the Coli­seum.

OCT. 25, 1930: Ed Duffy, a tackle for Loy­ola Col­lege, suf­fers a bro­ken back on the open­ing kick­off in a 40-7 loss to Western Mary­land ( now McDaniel). Duffy con­ceals the in­jury un­til af­ter the game, when he is ad­mit­ted to Mercy Hos­pi­tal with a frac­tured ver­te­bra.

Go back in time

For more nos­tal­gia, go to the Retro Bal­ti­more blog at bal­ti­more­sun.com/retro

OCT. 29, 1927: Be­fore an an­nounced 70,000 fans at Philadel­phia’s Franklin Field, Navy de­feats Penn, 12-6, in foot­ball. Joe Bauer scores the win­ning touch­down for the Mid­ship­men, mak­ing a spec­tac­u­lar fin­ger­tip catch of a pass from Art Spring and rac­ing 76 yards late in the game.

OCT. 23, 1902: On open­ing day of the fall meet at Pim­lico, two jock­eys are thrown from their mounts and hos­pi­tal­ized. A third rider falls but catches his foot in the stir­rup and is dragged 40 yards.

OCT. 28, 1898: Western Mary­land’s foot­ball team de­feats Bal­ti­more Med­i­cal Col­lege, 12-6, on the Mary­land Oval. In the sec­ond half, up­set with the of­fi­ci­at­ing, BMC re­quests — and gets — a change in ref­er­ees, af­ter which it scores a touch­down.

Birth­day

OCT. 24, 1969: Arthur Rhodes, a left­hander who starred on the Ori­oles’ play­off teams in 1996 and 1997, and who pitched 20 years in the ma­jors.

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