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Did You Know? Baltimore Orioles Franchise Records Offense Edition

November 9th, 2012 at 1:39 PM
By Josh Michael

As a fun off-season Baltimore Orioles news to note, Orioles101 has decided to make sure our readers are the most informed on all Orioles news and history, thus we have compiled a three part Did you know series and today we take a look at part two, offensive franchise records.

We have highlighted the most important and some unwanted offensive franchise records for the Baltimore Orioles:

'Hall of Famer, Cal Ripken at bat, Aug 2000' photo (c) 2000, dbking - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Career Records (Entire Franchise history):

  • Batting Average – .344, George Sisler
  • Hits – 3,184, Cal Ripken Jr.
  • Home Runs – 431, Cal Ripken Jr.
  • RBI – 1,695, Cal Ripken Jr.
  • Doubles – 603, Cal Ripken Jr………He was pretty good!
  • Triples – 145, George Sisler
  • Runs – 1,647, Cal Ripken Jr.
  • Walks – 1,129, Cal Ripken Jr……Had a good eye too!
  • Strikeouts – 1,305, Cal Ripken Jr…..What was my last comment??
  • Stolen Bases – 351, George Sisler
  • On Base percentage – .404, Goose Goslin
  • MVP's – Cal Ripken Jr. (1983,1991), Brooks Robinson (1964), Frank Robinson (1966), Boog Powell (1970).

'Wayne Kirby, Brady Anderson' photo (c) 2012, Keith Allison - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Single Season Records (Pure Baltimore Orioles 1954-Present):

  • Batting Average – .340, Melvin Mora 2004
  • Hits – 214, Miguel Tejada 2006
  • Home Runs – 50, Brady Anderson 1996
  • RBI – 150, Miguel Tejada 2004
  • Doubles – 56, Brian Roberts 2009
  • Triples – 12, Paul Blair 1967
  • Runs – 132, Roberto Alomar 1996
  • Walks – 118, Ken Singleton 1975
  • Strikeouts – 160, Mickey Tettleton, 1990
  • Stolen Bases – 57, Luis Aparicio 1964
  • On Base Percentage – .438, Ken Singleton 1977

Odd Ball Records (Pure Baltimore Orioles 1954-Present):

  • Most intentional walks (season) – 25, Eddie Murray 1984
  • Most hit by pitch (season) – 24, Brady Anderson 1999
  • Most sac hits (season) – 23, Mark Belanger 1975
  • Most sac flies (season) – 17, Bobby Bonilla 1996
  • Most GIDP (season) – 32, Cal Ripken Jr. 1985
  • Most pinch hits (season) – 24, Dave Philley 1964
  • Most consecutive games leading off with home run – 4, Brady Anderson 1996

Were you surprised by any of these? I was on a couple, but I hope at least you enjoyed this history lesson on the Baltimore Orioles and stay tuned for part three of the Did you know series and incase you missed part one, click here.


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Tags: Baltimore, Baltimore Orioles, Baseball, Brady Anderson, Cal Ripken Jr, Miguel Tejada, MLB, Roberto Alomar

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One Response to “Did You Know? Baltimore Orioles Franchise Records Offense Edition”

  1.  BaltimoreDad says:

    chech out powells 70 stats aganst 69 he should have won that year also

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