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Orioles pitcher Jeff Ballard in 1991.
Orioles pitcher Jeff Ballard in 1991. (Gene Sweeney Jr. / Baltimore Sun)

Aug. 21, 1989: Jeff Ballard defeats the Milwaukee Brewers, 5-0, at Memorial Stadium and becomes the first Oriole ever to pitch a shutout without a strikeout or walk.

Jockey Phil Grove in an undated photo.
Jockey Phil Grove in an undated photo. (Baltimore Sun file photo)

Aug. 23, 1979: Jockey Phil Grove rides five winners at Timonium Race Course, one of them Hot Slippers, a 5-year-old mare who hadn't won in more than a year.

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Aug. 24, 1973: Tulran, an 11-year-old gelding who has changed owners 19 times, wins his second straight race at Timonium in the 221st start of his nine-year career.

Don Kellett in 1933 at Penn.
Don Kellett in 1933 at Penn. (Baltimore Sun file photo)

Aug. 25, 1961: Don Kellett, the Colts' general manager, shoots his second hole-in-one in two months while golfing in Norfolk, Va., before Baltimore's 41-7 preseason victory there over the Washington Redskins.

Otto Graham
Otto Graham (Arthur A. Somers / Baltimore Sun file photo)

Aug. 25, 1957: Otto Graham, 35, former Cleveland Browns quarterback and three-time NFL Most Valuable Player, arrives in Colts training camp at the behest of coach Weeb Ewbank to tutor Johnny Unitas and Cotton Davidson.

Bob Turley in May 1954.
Bob Turley in May 1954. (Leroy B. Merriken / Baltimore Sun)

Aug. 26, 1954: The last-place Orioles end a 14-game losing streak as "Bullet" Bob Turley, 23, defeats the Red Sox, 5-3, in Boston for his 10th victory against 14 losses.

Pitcher Joe Black in April 2002 at his home in Phoenix.
Pitcher Joe Black in April 2002 at his home in Phoenix. (JACK KURTZ / Associated Press)

Aug. 24, 1947: The Baltimore Elite Giants bang out 22 hits — four by rookie second baseman Ed Finney — and Joe Black pitches a six-hitter to rout the Chicago Giants, 13-1, in a Negro Leagues game at Bugle Field.

Pitcher Jack Ogden in 1933.
Pitcher Jack Ogden in 1933. (Baltimore Sun file photo)

Aug. 20, 1924: The Orioles, five-time defending International League champions, defeat the world champion New York Yankees, 4-2, in an exhibition game in Utica, N.Y., before a crowd of more than 6,000. Baltimore's Jack Ogden pitches a seven-hitter, one of them a home run by Babe Ruth.

Colts tight end Tom Mitchell heads for the goal line after catching pass from Johnny Unitas in an undated photo.
Colts tight end Tom Mitchell heads for the goal line after catching pass from Johnny Unitas in an undated photo. (Paul Hutchins / Baltimore Sun)

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Aug. 22, 1944: Tom Mitchell, tight end and co-captain who caught 133 passes, including 19 for touchdowns, for the Colts from 1968 to 1973. Mitchell died of cancer July 16.

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