Tuesday Bird Droppings: The Hall of Fame ballot edition
On this day in 1965, Orioles outfielder Curt Blefary beat out Angels pitcher Marcelino López for the AL Rookie of the Year award - the second in O's franchise history. There are two O's-connected players with birthdays today. Current 40-man pitcher ...
A look at the teams with the most rookie of the year award winners
Los Angeles Times
Roy Sievers, Ron Hansen, Curt Blefary, Al Bumbry, Eddie Murray, Cal Ripken Jr., Gregg Olson. Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins. Albie Pearson, Bob Allison, Tony Oliva, Rod Carew, John Castino, Chuck Knoblauch, Marty Cordova. 6. Boston Red Sox.
The Writer Who Was Too Strong To Live
And a year later, she profiled Curt Blefary, who had been the 1965 American League rookie of the year with the Baltimore Orioles, as the ex-ballplayer was losing his decades-old fight with alcoholism. Her lede: “He started around 8:30 A.M., shortly ...
A quarter-century old, Oriole Park at Camden Yards still setting the standard
CSN Mid-Atlantic (press release) (blog)
This past season, I found fans wearing Luis Aparacio, Curt Blefary and Dave McNally jerseys. While Oriole Park has yet to host a World Series, there's still hope. When it was still new, Cleveland's Progressive Field, then Jacobs Field, hosted World ...