Navy Midshipmen

The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Sept. 9-15

The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for Sept. 9-15

Sept. 15, 1973: Cleveland Cooper rushes for 175 yards and two touchdowns and Navy’s defense compiles five sacks and six interceptions in a 37-8 romp over Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va. It’s the first victory for George Welsh, the Midshipmen’s new coach.

Sept. 15, 1972: A three-run, first-inning blast by Boog Powell gives the third-place Orioles a 3-1 win over the Yankees in New York. Jim Palmer (20-8) becomes a 20-game winner for the third straight year.

Sept. 9, 1968: Rookie center Wes Unseld, the Baltimore Bullets’ first-round NBA draft...

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