October 3, 1970
Baltimore’s Mike Cuellar becomes the first pitcher to homer in a league championship game. The right-hander’s fourth-inning grand slam proves to be the difference in the Orioles’ 10-6 ALCS Game 1 victory over Minnesota.
August 31, 1957
Gus Triandos, considered one of the slowest base runners in baseball history, hits an inside-the-park home run in the Orioles’ 4-1 victory against Boston at Memorial Stadium. The Baltimore catcher circles the bases when his vicious line drive off the outfield wall caroms 100 feet past left fielder Ted Williams, allowing him to complete his improbable round-tripper standing up.
August 14, 1998
In a 15-3 rout of the Indians at Jacobs Field, Chris Hoiles becomes the ninth player in major league history – and the only catcher – to hit two grand slams in the same game. The Orioles catcher goes yard with the bases full in the third inning off Charles Nagy and does it again in the eighth off Ron Villone.
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