David Thompson

The Sun remembers: Jan. 27-Feb. 2

The Sun remembers: Jan. 27-Feb. 2

Feb. 2, 2005: "I'm here in Baltimore, and I'm going to win the crowd," slugger Sammy Sosa says after being traded to the Orioles. A seven-time All-Star outfielder, the 36-year-old Sosa disappoints, mustering only 14 home runs, 45 RBIs and a .221 batting average. He's gone in a year.

Jan. 28, 2001: Baltimore wins its first Super Bowl in 30 years as the Ravens smother the New York Giants, 34-7, for their 11th consecutive victory. "This is the best defense ever to play the game," defensive tackle Tony Siragusa says after the Ravens intercept four passes and force 11 New York punts, a Super Bowl record.

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