Think for a second about postseason heroes in Orioles history.
Once you move past the Brooks Robinsons, Frank Robinsons, and Rick Dempseys of franchise lore, there’s another pantheon reserved for guys who will never end up in the club’s Hall of Fame, but provided a moment of excellence in October so crucial, so memorable that they should never ever have to buy a beer in town again.
Move over Moe Drabowsky, Tito Landrum and Jeff Reboulet. Delmon Young has just joined your ranks.
With a pinch-hit, three-run double in the bottom of the eighth in the Orioles’ 7-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday afternoon, Young put his club ahead, 2-0, in the...