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Remembering 1983: A look at the Orioles' world championship for the week of July 22-28

Remembering 1983: A look at the Orioles' world championship for the week of July 22-28

Who’d have thought it? With three of their best arms on the fritz, it’s pitching that carries the Orioles to four victories in six West Coast games this week.

Forget Mike Flanagan, Tippy Martinez and Jim Palmer, all on the disabled list. Storm Davis and Scott McGregor each go the distance to defeat the Oakland Athletics, followed by stellar back-to-back relief jobs by Dennis Martinez and Sammy Stewart against the California Angels.

Rookie Davis defeats the A’s, 7-3, for his fourth complete game in his past five starts and ninth victory overall. McGregor follows with a 4-3 win to run his record to 12-4.

“I don’t see how any pitcher can...

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