Belated Birthdays

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Jim Palmer turned 64 on Oct. 15. Jim won 193 games and had 179 complete games during a 10 year period from 1969-78. 179 complete games in ten years! Are you kidding me? For his career Jim won 268 games and had a career ERA of 2.86 during his 23 season career with the O’s…and he worked the jockey shorts too!

Ken Dixon turned 49 on Oct 17. Ken pitched in 105 games for the Orioles over the 3 seasons from 1984-87, winning 26 games with 6 saves.

Alan Mills turned 43 on Oct 18. Alan pitched 9 seasons for the Orioles from 1992-01. Alan pitched in 346 games for the O’s…good for 9th all-time. Alan also instructed Fatpickle on pitching techniques back in 1988…true story.

Arthur Rhodes turned 40 on Oct 24. Arthur played parts of 9 seasons with the Orioles from 1991-1999. He was a 2nd round draft pick who won 43 games and saved 9 during his time in Baltimore.

Dave Johnson turned 50 on Oct. 24. Dave was part of the O’s 89’ “why not” team. He won 21 games over 3 seasons and works in TV doing O’s games.

Jason Johnson turned 36 on Oct 27. Jason played 5 seasons for the Orioles from 1999-2003. He won 34 and lost 53 games during his tenure. Ouch! Oh yeah, he was the #1 starter for most of that time. Ouch!

Bob Melvin turned 48 on Oct 28. Before becoming a MLB manager, Bob was a part time catcher for the O’s for 3 seasons. He hit .244 with 7HR’s and 92RBI’s during those years.

Jason Johnson turned 36 on Oct 27. Jason played 5 seasons for the Orioles from 1999-2003. He won 34 and lost 53 games during his tenure. Ouch! Oh yeah, he was the #1 starter for most of that time. Ouch!

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Manute Bol turned 47 on Oct. 16. Manute played 5 seasons with the Bullets and led the league with 5 blocks per game during the 1985-86 season. Manute was tall.

John “Hot Plate” Williams turned 43 on Oct 26. John played 5 seasons for the Bullets from 86-91 and played very well…before the buffet took a hold of him.

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Marcus Washington turned 32 on Oct 17. Marcus played 5 seasons with the Redskins and totaled 380 tackles and 19.5 sacks during his tenure. Marcus is also rumored to be Cletus…the Fox Sports NFL dancing robot.

Reggie Branch turned 47 on Oct 22. Reggie played 5 seasons for the Redskins as a special teams standout.

Rod Gardner turned 32 on Oct 26. Rod played all 64 games during his 4 year career in Washington. He caught 227 balls and had 23TD’s.

Keith Griffin turned 48 on Oct 26. Keith was a 10th round draft pick who lasted 5 seasons in Washington from 1984-88. He was a special teams standout and 3rd down back.

Antonio Pierce turned 31 on Oct 26. Antonio played 4 seasons in DC before signing with the Giants. I now despise him.

Cheers and Hail

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