After hitting his first Orioles home run and first in his hometown Monday, Steve Clevenger stood by his locker following the club's 4-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics wearing a huge smile on his face and an incredibly appropriate T-shirt on his chest.
“Just happy to be here. Hope I can help the ballclub,” read the words on his shirt, clichés from the quintessential minor league baseball movie, “Bull Durham.”
It's an old T-shirt, Clevenger admitted, but “it's perfect for today, right?”
Clevenger, a Baltimore native who spent part of his childhood in the Pigtown neighborhood near Camden Yards and graduated...