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The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for May 13-19

The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for May 13-19

May 18, 1988: With manager Frank Robinson hospitalized with back problems, bullpen coach Elrod Hendricks becomes interim manager of the woebegone (6-31) Orioles — and wins his first game, 8-7, over the California Angels at Memorial Stadium.

May 17, 1975: In a major upset, Master Derby wins the 100th Preakness at Pimlico, defeating Kentucky Derby winner Foolish Pleasure. At odds of 23-1, Master Derby is the longest shot ever to win the race.

May 17, 1969: A classic stretch run gives Majestic Prince the Preakness — by a head — over Arts and Letters, whom he’d...

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