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The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for March 25-31

The Sun Remembers: This Week in Maryland Sports History for March 25-31

March 30, 1971: “The Calder Cup is next,” coach Terry Reardon says as the Clippers, in their ninth year of existence, defeat the Rochester Americans, 7-3, at the Civic Center before an announced 10,498 to win their first American Hockey League Western Division title. Fred Speck and John Cunniff each score twice for Baltimore, which will lose in round one of the playoffs.

March 25, 1966: In a Grapefruit League preview of World Series teams, the Los Angeles Dodgers defeat the Orioles, 8-4, in Miami. Don Larsen, in his second go-round with the team, takes the loss as Baltimore makes five errors.

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