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The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Dec. 10-16

The Sun Remembers: This Week in Sports History for Dec. 10-16

Dec. 12, 1996: The Orioles sign free-agent shortstop Mike Bordick, ending Cal Ripken Jr.’s reign at that position after 15-plus years. Ripken, 36, will play mostly third base for the last five seasons of his career.

Dec. 14, 1976: Jockey Bryan Fann, 27, rides five winners at Laurel Race Course, one in the featured eighth race in which Chesapeake Bugeye breaks last from the gate but wins by 7 lengths.

Dec. 16, 1964: Three Civic Center records fall as the Bullets rout the Philadelphia 76ers, 140-120, before an announced 2,189 in an NBA game. Baltimore scores 47 points in the first quarter and...