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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

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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

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The first 20-game winner in Baltimore Orioles history was Steve Barber.  Barber went 20-13 for the Orioles during the 1963 baseball season.

Steve Barber