The Past and Present History of the Baltimore Orioles
The Baltimore Orioles are a professional baseball team located in Baltimore, Maryland. The original Baltimore Orioles were one of the oldest teams in baseball, but shortly after they were founded, the team moved to New York and became the New York Yankees. The modern incarnation of the Baltimore Orioles was founded 113 years ago, and is a member of the Eastern Division of the American League of Major League Baseball. The team was originally founded in Milwaukee as the Milwaukee Brewers, where it spent its first year as a Major League team. After that, the team moved to St. Louis where they were named the St. Louis Browns for more than 50 years. The team finally moved to Baltimore and became the Baltimore Orioles in 1953.
The Baltimore Orioles have employed 42 managers in its 113 years. Team members and managers of the Orioles have several responsibilities, including team strategy, leadership, off field trades, etc. Buck Showalter is current team manager and has served the team for the last four years. Of the 42 team managers of Major League Baseball’s American League, 12 have been player managers, meaning that they manage the team and other related trades while still playing as a team member. Since 1992, Baltimore Orioles has played its home games at Oriole Park near Baltimore.
In a recent game, the Baltimore Orioles defeated their rivals the New York Yankees, breaking through with 20 hits in 14-5, in front of an announced crowd of 35,864 people. Fans bought cheap Baltimore orioles tickets to cheer up their players playing on the field that day. The Orioles are expected to make a move DL to place a player on the list, but the team manager has not announced the name yet. According to sources, Jemile Weeks is making his way to join the team for tomorrow’s game. Orioles outfielder David Lough did not play in Tuesday’s game and played the game on Monday in the club’s 4-2 loss against the Yankees.
There was a rumor in the atmosphere about Orioles relief pitcher Evan Meek. After choosing Minor League free agency in 2012, and spending 2013 with the Texas Rangers, Meek joined the Orioles at the start of this season. Meek is exceptionally talented for a relief pitcher, and has started several games as an opener. Look for Meek to be a rising star on the team, as he has exceeded all expectations so far.