Can the Orioles do what the Ravens did? Why not? - Baltimore Post-ExaminerBaltimore Post-Examiner

Can the Orioles do what the Ravens did? Why not?

You betcha. It’s happened three times  before in the same year. The Orioles were unfortunately under the  losing end of it but times are a changin.’

Remember these years:

  • Jan. 12, 1969, the New York Jets won Super Bowl III with a 16-7 victory over the Baltimore Colts. Oct. 16, 1969, the New York Mets defeated the Baltimore Orioles.
  • Jan. 21, 1979, the Pittsburgh Steelers won Super Bowl XIII with a 35-31 victory over the Dallas Cowboys. Oct. 17, 1979, the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Baltimore Orioles.
  • Feb. 1, 2004, the New England Patriots were victorious in Super Bowl XXXVIII with a 32-29 victory over the Carolina Panthers. Oct. 27, 2004, the Boston Red Sox won their first World Series championship in 86 years, sweeping the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • Feb. 3, 2013, the Baltimore Ravens won the Super Bowl beating the San Francisco 49ers 34 to 31. In October, the Baltimore Orioles ….

Why not?

 


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