Quarterback Vinny Testaverde (12) signals to a teammate before being brought down by the Tennessee Oilers' Joe Bowden (58) during the Ravens' 36-10 win Sept. 21, 1997, in Memphis. Testaverde threw for 318 yards and three touchdowns. At left is the Oilers' Kenny Holmes.
Quarterback Vinny Testaverde (12) signals to a teammate before being brought down by the Tennessee Oilers' Joe Bowden (58) during the Ravens' 36-10 win Sept. 21, 1997, in Memphis. Testaverde threw for 318 yards and three touchdowns. At left is the Oilers' Kenny Holmes. (Mike DuBose / Associated Press photo)

Sept. 21, 1997: Vinny Testaverde passes for three touchdowns, Matt Stover kicks five field goals and the Ravens force five fumbles and recover four in a 36-10 victory over the Tennessee Oilers before 17,737 in Memphis. It’s Baltimore’s third straight win.

Dale Castro, a member of the Maryland Sports Hall of Fame, was a head coach at High Point (N.C.) and Annapolis high schools.
Dale Castro, a member of the Maryland Sports Hall of Fame, was a head coach at High Point (N.C.) and Annapolis high schools. (Bob Gilbert / Courtesy photo 1997)

Sept. 22, 1979: Five field goals by Dale Castro, a junior walk-on from Southern-Anne Arundel, lead undefeated Maryland past Mississippi State, 35-14, at Byrd Stadium. Castro tied an NCAA record with four field goals in the first half, including a 45-yarder.

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Sept. 21, 1974: Dennis Hresko scores two goals in the final 10 minutes to lead the undefeated University of Baltimore soccer team past Maryland, 3-2.

LeRoy Ellis, pictured Dec. 12, 1967, with the Bullets, also played for the Lakers, Trail Blazers and 76ers.
LeRoy Ellis, pictured Dec. 12, 1967, with the Bullets, also played for the Lakers, Trail Blazers and 76ers. (Baltimore Sun file photo)

Sept. 22, 1966: The Bullets acquire LeRoy Ellis, a lanky 6-foot-10 center, from the Los Angeles Lakers for forward Jim “Bad News” Barnes. Ellis will play four years in Baltimore, average more than 10 points and eight rebounds, and help the Bullets win the NBA Eastern Division in the 1968-69 season.

Navy halfback Joe Bellino is pictured Dec. 8, 1960, in New York with the Heisman Trophy.
Navy halfback Joe Bellino is pictured Dec. 8, 1960, in New York with the Heisman Trophy. (Associated Press)

Sept. 17, 1960: In a 22-7 victory at Boston College, Navy halfback Joe Bellino scores three touchdowns on a 3-yard run, a 32-yard reception and a 64-yard pass. The 5-foot-9 Bellino will win the Heisman Trophy.

Colts safety, punter and holder Ray Brown, right, is pictured Feb. 2, 1958, with coach Weeb Ewbank.
Colts safety, punter and holder Ray Brown, right, is pictured Feb. 2, 1958, with coach Weeb Ewbank. (Baltimore Sun file photo)

Sept. 21, 1958: In their final exhibition game, the Colts crush the New York Giants, 42-21, at the Kentucky State Fairgrounds in Louisville. On a fake field-goal attempt, holder Ray Brown throws a 16-yard touchdown pass to Gino Marchetti, alone in the end zone. Three months later, the Colts will defeat the Giants for the NFL championship.

Chicago Bears Hall of Fame quarterback Sid Luckman, pictured Nov. 20, 1943, led the NFL in passing yards and passing touchdowns in 1943, 1945 and 1946.
Chicago Bears Hall of Fame quarterback Sid Luckman, pictured Nov. 20, 1943, led the NFL in passing yards and passing touchdowns in 1943, 1945 and 1946. (Associated Press)

Sept. 22, 1946: An announced 51,580 see quarterback Sid Luckman lead the Chicago Bears past Sammy Baugh and the Washington Redskins. 20-14, in a preseason game at Municipal (later Memorial) Stadium.

Shortstop Joe Boley, pictured May 6, 1930, was with the International League Orioles from 1919 to 1926.
Shortstop Joe Boley, pictured May 6, 1930, was with the International League Orioles from 1919 to 1926. (Baltimore Sun file photo)

Sept. 17, 1920: With its 23rd consecutive victory, 20-11, over the Reading Marines Baltimore clinches its second straight International League pennant. It’s the 108th win for the Orioles, who bang out 27 hits — five by shortstop Joe Boley and four each by outfielders Otis Lawry, Merwin Jacobson and Bill Holden.

Former Orioles catcher Mickey Tettleton, left, is pictured Aug. 14, 2009, at Camden Yards signing a poster of pictures for Chuck Cadden of Arbutus.
Former Orioles catcher Mickey Tettleton, left, is pictured Aug. 14, 2009, at Camden Yards signing a poster of pictures for Chuck Cadden of Arbutus. (Lloyd Fox / Baltimore Sun)

Birthday

Sept. 16, 1960: Mickey Tettleton, Orioles catcher who ate Froot Loops every day in 1989, when he hit a team-high 26 home runs as the team chased the American League East pennant.

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