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Baltimore CFLs fullback Peter Tuipulotu, left, celebrates a made field goal as teammate John Congemi, center, congratulates kicker Donald Igwebuike in the second quarter on Oct. 1, 1994.
Baltimore CFLs fullback Peter Tuipulotu, left, celebrates a made field goal as teammate John Congemi, center, congratulates kicker Donald Igwebuike in the second quarter on Oct. 1, 1994. (Karl Merton Ferron / The Baltimore Sun)

June 24, 1994: The CFL Colts, Baltimore's expansion team in the Canadian Football League, open preseason play with a 33-18 road win over the Shreveport Pirates. Donald Igwebuike kicks four field goals, including a 55-yarder, in Baltimore's first pro football appearance since 1985, when the Baltimore Stars played in the United States Football League championship game.

Steve Stone and the Oriole Bird on Oct. 6, 1980.
Steve Stone and the Oriole Bird on Oct. 6, 1980. (Baltimore Sun file photo)

June 21, 1980: Steve Stone wins his seventh straight game, 9-0, over the Seattle Mariners at Memorial Stadium — the 11th complete game in the past 20 outings for Orioles starters. Stone will go 25-7 and win the American League Cy Young Award.

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June 19, 1977: The Baltimore Monuments pad their lead in the American Pro Slo-Pitch Softball League's Eastern Division, sweeping a pair from Louisville, 13-5 and 4-1, at Rips Field in Bowie. Byron "The Lord") Ziegler wins both games, and Lawrence "Boom Boom" Hutcherson drives in four runs.

June 23, 1971: Having shed its military traditions, McDonogh changes its nickname from Cadets to Eagles. Other mascots considered are Trojans, Falcons and Spartans.

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Curt Blefary on May 3, 1995.
Curt Blefary on May 3, 1995. (South Florida Sun-Sentinel file photo)
Alex Olmedo on July 6, 1959.
Alex Olmedo on July 6, 1959. (Baltimore Sun file photo)

June 22, 1958: On the Naval Academy courts, Alex Olmedo, of Southern California wins the NCAA singles tennis championship, 6-3, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, over Jack Douglas of Stanford. One year later, Olmedo will win Wimbledon.

June 19, 1949: Bill "Daddy" Byrd pitches the Baltimore Elite Giants past the New York Cubans, 3-1, in a Negro American League game at Bugle Field. A spitballer, Byrd plays 17 years with the home team and wins 114 games, fourth best in league history.

Jim Thorpe in an undated file photo.
Jim Thorpe in an undated file photo. (Associated Press)

June 22, 1920: The first-place Orioles defeat the Akron Buckeyes, 6-5, in an International League game at Oriole Park. Outfielder Jim Thorpe, football All-American and two-time Olympic gold medalist, homers for the losers.

Ravens first-round draft pick C.J. Mosley is introduced to the media at the Ravens' training facility in Owings Mills on May 9, 2014.
Ravens first-round draft pick C.J. Mosley is introduced to the media at the Ravens' training facility in Owings Mills on May 9, 2014. (Lloyd Fox / Baltimore Sun)

Birthday

June 19, 1992: C.J. Mosley, the Ravens' No. 1 draft pick in 2014, and a two-time Pro Bowl linebacker.

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