June 3, 2000: Make it 19 straight losses for the Orioles in Canada after a 7-4 defeat against the Montreal Expos. Baltimore falls to 23-30 despite B.J. Surhoff, Charles Johnson and Albert Belleall homering by the fourth inning.
June 6, 1979: Dennis Martinez, 25, of Nicaragua wins his eighth consecutive game, a four-hit, 3-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Memorial Stadium. The Orioles (33-21) take first place in the American League East.
June 8, 1977: Three men are sentenced to prison in Baltimore County Circuit Court on grand larceny charges prepared by Stan White, Colts linebacker and a third-year law student at the University of Baltimore.
June 7, 1966: Reggie Jackson, 20, a star outfielder for Johnny’s-Leone’s amateur baseball team in Baltimore last summer, is the No. 2 pick in the baseball draft, selected by the Kansas City Athletics.
June 8, 1963: Lewis Ray, 39, an obscure bowler from Texas, rallies from 242 pins down to win the $20,000 Johnny Unitas Open at Colt Lanes in Towson.
June 8, 1958: The Los Angeles Kickers defeat Pompei, of Baltimore, 2-1, in overtime, for the U.S. Open soccer championship before more than 4,500 fans at Kirk Field. Joey Speca and Tom Quaranta play well for Pompei.
June 4, 1948: Pitcher Ernest Burke handcuffs the New York Black Yankees as the Baltimore Elite Giants coast, 8-0, in a Negro National League game at Bugle Field. Burke, of Havre de Grace, strikes out five and doesn’t allow a hit until the eighth inning.
June 4, 1937: The Orioles sweep a doubleheader from the Jersey City Giants, 6-5 and 4-3, before a crowd of more than 7,000 at Oriole Park. The games are preceded by an air raid drill on the field as anti-aircraft guns fire away in war maneuvers.
June 4, 1939: Phil Linz, a harmonica-playing infielder from Calvert Hall who played seven years in the major leagues, winning a World Series with the New York Yankees in 1962.