"If you are a fan of baseball, this is a great book to pick up. If you are an Orioles fan, especially one that can remember the 1970 team, it's essential."—cardinal70.com
“I’ll never forget the men whose efforts earned the 1970 Orioles consideration as one of the best ball clubs of all time and after reading Pitching, Defense, and Three-Run Homers, you won’t either.”—Brooks Robinson, Hall of Fame third baseman
(Brooks Robinson 2011-09-26)
“After the embarrassment of the year before and the shock of losing to the Miracle Mets, the 1970 Orioles couldn’t wait to avenge that defeat and show the baseball world what the fans of Baltimore already knew. Brooks Robinson and his cast of All-Stars were knocking on dynasty’s door. The Oriole Way was alive and well on 33rd Street.”—Ted Patterson, Orioles history expert
(Ted Patterson 2011-09-26)
About the Author
Mark Armour, the director of the Society for American Baseball Research’s Baseball Biography Project, is the author of three books on baseball, most recently Joe Cronin (Nebraska, 2010).
Baltimore native Malcolm Allen has served as associate editor of La Prensa del Beisbol Latino
, the quarterly newsletter of the Society for American Baseball Research’s Latino baseball committee.