May 12, 1997: Undefeated Jimmy Key and the Orioles defeat the Athletics in Oakland, 5-1. It's the seventh straight win for Key, who leads the major leagues in victories.
May 8. 1982: The University of Baltimore lacrosse team wins its 11th straight game, 18-12, over Loyola. Mike Santimays scores five goals for the Bees, coached by Richie Meade.
May 10, 1971: Edmondson's track-and-field team routs City, 85-47, dealing the Knights their first loss after 124 consecutive dual meet wins over 15 years. Edmondson's Mike Collier wins the 100-yard dash in 10 seconds flat; he'll go on to play in the NFL and help the Pittsburgh Steelers win the Super Bowl at the end of the 1975 season.
May 8, 1964: Led by Charlie Messenger, Kenwood wins the Baltimore County track-and-field championship. Messenger wins both the mile and 2-mile runs, while teammate Dave Patrick withdraws during the mile run with a leg injury. Four years later, both runners help Villanova set a world indoor record (7 minutes, 23.8 seconds) in the 2-mile relay.
May 10, 1960: For the first time in 24 years, Severn defeats previously unbeaten St. Paul's in lacrosse, 3-2, holding the Crusaders scoreless for three periods. P.J. Kesmodel, Bob Heaton and Fred Weiss score for the winners.
May 6, 1956: George Zuverink saves both games as the Orioles sweep a doubleheader from the Detroit Tigers, 6-2 and 4-3, at Memorial Stadium. Zuverink will lead the American League in saves (16) and appearances (62) this year.
May 9, 1953: Art Bragg, a 1952 Olympian competing for Morgan State, wins the 100-yard dash in a conference-record-tying 9.5 seconds in the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association track and field championships at Morgan.
May 9, 1922: The first-place Orioles hit five home runs and four doubles in a 14-6 win over the Stars in Syracuse. Fritz Maisel, Jack Bentley, Tommy Thomas, Otis Lawry and Wickey McAvoy homer for Baltimore's three-time defending International League champs.
May 8, 1858: Dan Brouthers, a strapping and mustachioed Hall of Fame first baseman for the 1894 Orioles, National League champions. Brouthers led Baltimore with nine home runs and 128 RBIs while batting .347. He died in 1932.