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Melvin Mora, Gary Roenicke and John Lowenstein inducted into Orioles Hall of Fame

Melvin Mora, Gary Roenicke and John Lowenstein inducted into Orioles Hall of Fame

They came from very different cultural backgrounds and very different eras of Orioles baseball, but Melvin Mora and Gary Roenicke showed up at a very special place at exactly the same time. Both were inducted into the Orioles Hall of Fame during a ceremony before Friday night's series opener between the Orioles and Oakland Athletics at Camden Yards. Outfielder John Lowenstein, who teamed with Roenicke in a legendary left-field platoon during the 1983 world championship season, and longtime scout and executive Fred Uhlman Sr. also were inducted, but were not able to attend the festivities. Mora, who grew up in Venezuela and started his career with the New York Mets, evolved from...

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