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Orioles pitcher Alan Mills, left, is held back by third base coach Mike Ferraro while Seattle Mariners catcher David Valle tries to hold back pitcher Norm Charlton, right, as they try to get at each other during a brawl in the seventh inning in June 1993.
Orioles pitcher Alan Mills, left, is held back by third base coach Mike Ferraro while Seattle Mariners catcher David Valle tries to hold back pitcher Norm Charlton, right, as they try to get at each other during a brawl in the seventh inning in June 1993.(Karl Merton Ferron / Baltimore Sun)

June 6, 1993: After a benches-clearing, 20-minute brawl between the Orioles and Seattle Mariners, seven players are ejected in Baltimore's 5-2 victory at Camden Yards. The Orioles' Rick Sutcliffe, Alan Mills and David Segui are ousted for throwing punches in a fight triggered by pitchers on both sides throwing at batters.

Joe Deckert in June 1975
Joe Deckert in June 1975(Baltimore Sun file photo)

June 5, 1976: "I feel great," says Joe Deckert, 56, of Highlandtown, upon winning the ninth annual Polish Sausage Eating Contest on The Block. It's the third straight victory for Deckert, who eats 18 sausages in one hour before a crowd of more than 500.

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Bill Burton in August 1975.
Bill Burton in August 1975.(Baltimore Sun file photo)

June 6, 1964: On a 5-mile boat trip down the Susquehanna River from Conowingo Dam, two anglers (Earl Ashenfelter of Aberdeen and Bill Burton, outdoors editor of The Sun) catch nine kinds of fish: walleye, white and yellow perch, rockfish, catfish, large and smallmoth bass, crappies and redeye bass.

Orioles pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm.
Orioles pitcher Hoyt Wilhelm.(Baltimore Sun file photo)

June 7, 1959: Orioles knuckleballer Hoyt Wilhelm, 36, remains undefeated, pitching his ninth straight victory (and third shutout), 3-0, over the Athletics in Kansas City. Not a single putout is made by Baltimore's outfielders.

June 6, 1936: In Brooklyn, N.Y., City College defeats an all-star high school lacrosse team from New York, 12-7. Cal Lang and Roy Brown each score three goals for the winners.

Walter Hagen takes a swing in 1930.
Walter Hagen takes a swing in 1930.(Associated Press)

June 8, 1924: At the grand opening of the Hillendale Golf Club, Walter Hagen defeats Joe Kirkwood Sr. in an exhibition between the two soon-to-be Hall of Famers.

June 8, 1918: Tom Gibbons, noted heavyweight boxer, arrives at Camp (Fort) Meade to teach soldiers bound for World War I how to fight with their fists.

Willie Keeler
Willie Keeler(Baltimore Sun file photo)

June 10, 1897: Outfielder Willie Keeler knocks in all of the Orioles' runs in a 4-2 win over pitcher Cy Young and the Cleveland Spiders at Union Park. First-place Baltimore improves to 27-9 in the National League.

Orioles coach Billy Hunter demonstrates the proper method of rounding second base to prospective Orioles runners on March 3, 1973.
Orioles coach Billy Hunter demonstrates the proper method of rounding second base to prospective Orioles runners on March 3, 1973.(Baltimore Sun file photo)

Birthday

June 4, 1928: Billy Hunter, former Orioles shortstop (1954) and coach (1964 to 1977).

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