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Did You Know…

The first player in Baltimore Orioles history to connect for 40 or more home runs in a single baseball season was Jim Gentile.  Gentile launched 46 longballs in 1961.

Jim Gentile 1961 topps

Did You Know…

Brooks Robinson was the first player in Baltimore Orioles history to hit for the cycle.  He accomplished the impressive offensive feat on July 15, 1960.

brooks robinson