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Today in Orioles History
May 24th

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1964 Harmon Killebrew tags the longest homer ever hit in Baltimore's Memorial Stadium. The Twins left fielder's 471-foot shot, which clears the hedge in left center field, is hit off Milt Pappas in the eighth inning of a 7-6 loss to the Orioles.
1994 In a 13-6 Oriole win over Milwaukee at County Stadium, Cal Ripken hits his 300th career home run. The milestone round-tripper is a three-run shot to deep left field off Teddy Higuera in the third inning.
2001 Lana Blefary, the wife of former Oriole outfielder Curt Blefary, scatters the ashes of her husband's remains at Baltimore's Memorial Stadium. Although little of the stadium remains as the site is being demolished, she is still able to fulfill her husband's last wishes.

3 Fact(s) Found