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