MLB Rookie of the Year Award

The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Sept. 30-Oct. 6

The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Sept. 30-Oct. 6

Oct. 5, 1996: Despite 23 strikeouts — a major league record for most whiffs in a victory — the Orioles defeat the Indians, 4-3, in 12 innings in Cleveland to advance to the American League Championship Series. Three players — Rafael Palmeiro, Bobby Bonilla and Pete Incaviglia — strike out four times each.

Oct. 5, 1993: Centennial’s 36-game boys soccer winning streak ends with a 2-1 double-overtime loss to Walt Whitman, No. 1 in the Washington area. Brian West scores for the Eagles, defending state Class 3A champions who play without three starters suspended for breaking a school rule.

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