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The Birds of Summer: Basking in baseball relevance

July 13, 2023
Three baseballs sit in a field of turfgrass at Camp Nubability's annual kids camp for limb different children. This image was taken by one of the camp coaches, Caitlin Conner.

For the Birds of the 1960s, 1970s or even the early 1980s, contending was a given, and teams playing at Memorial Stadium were populated by future Hall-of-Famers like the Robinsons — Frank and Brooks — or Jim Palmer, Boog Powell or Paul Blair. But it’s now been 40 years since the Baltimore Orioles appeared in the World Series, nine years since they won a playoff series and seven years since they last made the playoffs, losing in the wild card round.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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