Top 10 teams in Orioles history [Pictures]
Through Wednesday, the Orioles had a 4,928-4,693 record since moving from St. Louis in 1954. The franchise has won three World Series titles (1966, 1970 and 1983), and it has five 100-win seasons (1969, 1970, 1971, 1979, 1980). So which teams were the best in the organization's history?
-- Dean Jones Jr., The Baltimore Sun
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10. 1977( Irv Phillips, Baltimore Sun / July 5, 1977 )
Eddie Murray won the American League Rookie of the Year award after batting .283 with 27 home runs and 88 RBIs, and the Orioles won 97 games. But they missed the playoffs after finishing second in the AL East to the New York Yankees, who had 100 victories in the regular season before winning their 21st World Series title.