The Sun Remembers: Oct. 22-28

Oct. 22, 2000: For the fourth consecutive game, the Ravens fail to score a touchdown, losing, 14-6, to the Tennessee Titans before an announced 69,200 at PSINet Stadium. Baltimore (5-3) gets two field goals from Matt Stover, who has scored the team’s past 40 points.

Oct. 22, 1988: Bowie State’s quarterbacks fail to complete a pass in 13 attempts, but tailback Noel Harrison throws a 49-yarder to Bryant Hall with 1:38 remaining for the game-winner as the Bulldogs (8-0) defeat American International, 16-13.

Oct. 28, 1983: Tennis star Bjorn Borg, 27, winner of 11 Grand Slam singles titles, defeats U.S. star Roscoe Tanner, 7-6, 6-4, in an exhibition at the Civic Center before a crowd of more than 4,500.

Oct. 22, 1977: Navy tailback Joe Gattuso rushes for 251 yards and two touchdowns, catches three passes for 25 yards and passes for a 20-yard score in the Midshipmen’s 42-17 victory over William & Mary in Annapolis.

Oct. 24, 1969: The NBA’s Cincinnati Royals, in Bob Cousy’s Baltimore coaching debut, lose in overtime to the Bullets, 131-126, at the Civic Centre. Gus Johnson leads the home team with 39 points and 19 rebounds.

Oct. 28, 1956: Lenny Moore races for touchdowns of 72 and 79 yards as the Colts (2-3) defeat Green Bay, 28-21, before an announced 40,086 at Memorial Stadium. Baltimore’s defense, led by end Gino Marchetti and tackle Art Donovan, hold the Packers to 20 rushing yards.

Oct. 27, 1951: Maryland routs once-beaten LSU, 27-0 in Baton Rouge for its fifth straight win. Jack Scarbath (Poly) scores two touchdowns for the No. 5 Terps, who’ll finish undefeated with a Sugar Bowl victory over Tennessee.

Oct. 24, 1947: Fritz Maisel, a two-year-old colt named for the former Orioles third baseman and Catonsville native, wins the Burning Tree Purse at Laurel Race Course.

Birthday

Oct. 27. 1986: Crystal Langhorne, a 6-foot-2 basketball forward and three-time All-American who led the Maryland women to the 2006 NCAA championship.

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