1991 Baltimore Orioles
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record67–95 (.414)
Divisional place6th
Other information
Owner(s)Eli Jacobs
General manager(s)Roland Hemond
Manager(s)Frank Robinson and Johnny Oates
Local televisionWMAR-TV
(Jon Miller, Brooks Robinson, Scott Garceau, Jim Palmer)
Home Team Sports
(Mel Proctor, John Lowenstein)
Local radioWBAL (AM)
(Chuck Thompson, Jon Miller, Ken Levine)
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The Baltimore Orioles at play during a home game at Memorial Stadium in 1991.
The Baltimore Orioles at play during a home game at Memorial Stadium in 1991.

The 1991 Baltimore Orioles season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Orioles finishing 6th in the American League East with a record of 67 wins and 95 losses. Cal Ripken. Jr. would be the first shortstop in the history of the American League to win two MVP awards in a career.[1] This was also the Orioles' last year at Memorial Stadium, as they would move into Oriole Park at Camden Yards the following year.

Offseason

Regular season

Opening Day starters

Season standings

AL East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Toronto Blue Jays 91 71 0.562 46–35 45–36
Boston Red Sox 84 78 0.519 7 43–38 41–40
Detroit Tigers 84 78 0.519 7 49–32 35–46
Milwaukee Brewers 83 79 0.512 8 43–37 40–42
New York Yankees 71 91 0.438 20 39–42 32–49
Baltimore Orioles 67 95 0.414 24 33–48 34–47
Cleveland Indians 57 105 0.352 34 30–52 27–53

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 8–5 6–6 4–8 7–6 5–8 4–8 3–10 4–8 5–8 3–9 4–8 9–3 5–8
Boston 5–8 4–8 7–5 9–4 5–8 7–5 7–6 3–9 6–7 8–4 9–3 5–7 9–4
California 6–6 8–4 8–5 7–5 5–7 9–4 6–6 8–5 6–6 1–12 6–7 5–8 6–6
Chicago 8–4 5–7 5–8 6–6 4–8 7–6 7–5 8–5 8–4 7–6 7–6 8–5 7–5
Cleveland 6–7 4–9 5–7 6–6 7–6 4–8 5–8 2–10 6–7 5–7 2–10 4–8 1–12
Detroit 8–5 8–5 7–5 8–4 6–7 8–4 4–9 4–8 8–5 4–8 8–4 6–6 5–8
Kansas City 8–4 5–7 4–9 6–7 8–4 4–8 9–3 6–7 7–5 6–7 7–6 7–6 5–7
Milwaukee 10–3 6–7 6–6 5–7 8–5 9–4 3–9 6–6 6–7 8–4 3–9 7–5 6–7
Minnesota 8–4 9–3 5–8 5–8 10–2 8–4 7–6 6–6 10–2 8–5 9–4 6–7 4–8
New York 8–5 7–6 6–6 4–8 7–6 5–8 5–7 7–6 2–10 6–6 3–9 5–7 6–7
Oakland 9–3 4–8 12–1 6–7 7–5 8–4 7–6 4–8 5–8 6–6 6–7 4–9 6–6
Seattle 8–4 3–9 7–6 6–7 10–2 4–8 6–7 9–3 4–9 9–3 7–6 5–8 5–7
Texas 3–9 7–5 8–5 5–8 8–4 6–6 6–7 5–7 7–6 7–5 9–4 8–5 6–6
Toronto 8–5 4–9 6–6 5–7 12–1 8–5 7–5 7–6 8–4 7–6 6–6 7–5 6–6


Notable transactions

Roster

1991 Baltimore Orioles
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

= Indicates team leader

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
C Chris Hoiles 107 341 83 .243 11 31
1B Randy Milligan 141 483 127 .263 16 70
2B Billy Ripken 104 287 62 .216 0 14
3B Leo Gómez 118 391 91 .233 16 45
SS Cal Ripken Jr. 162 650 210 .323 34 114
LF Joe Orsulak 143 486 135 .278 5 43
CF Mike Devereaux 149 608 158 .260 19 59
RF Dwight Evans 101 270 73 .270 6 38
DH Sam Horn 121 317 74 .233 23 61

Other batters

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Brady Anderson 113 256 59 .230 2 27
Bob Melvin 79 228 57 .250 1 23
Chito Martínez 67 216 58 .269 13 33
David Segui 86 212 59 .278 2 22
Juan Bell 100 209 36 .172 1 15
Tim Hulett 79 206 42 .204 7 18
Glenn Davis 49 176 40 .227 10 28
Craig Worthington 31 102 23 .225 4 12
Ernie Whitt 35 62 15 .242 0 3
Luis Mercedes 19 54 11 .204 0 2
Jeff McKnight 16 41 7 .171 0 2
Jeff Tackett 6 8 1 .125 0 0
Shane Turner 4 1 0 .000 0 0

Pitching

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Bob Milacki 31 184.0 10 9 4.01 108
Ben McDonald 21 126.1 6 8 4.84 85
Jeff Ballard 26 123.2 6 12 5.60 37
José Mesa 23 123.2 6 11 5.97 64
Jeff Robinson 21 104.1 4 9 5.18 65
Mike Mussina 12 87.2 4 5 2.87 52
Roy Smith 17 80.1 5 4 5.60 25
Arthur Rhodes 8 36.0 0 3 8.00 23

Other pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO
Dave Johnson 22 84.0 4 8 7.07 38
Anthony Telford 9 26.2 0 0 4.05 24
Stacy Jones 4 11.0 0 0 4.09 10

Relief pitchers

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO
Gregg Olson 72 4 6 31 3.18 72
Mark Williamson 65 5 5 4 4.48 53
Mike Flanagan 64 2 7 3 2.38 55
Todd Frohwirth 51 7 3 3 1.87 77
Paul Kilgus 38 0 2 1 5.08 32
Jim Poole 24 3 2 0 2.00 34
Kevin Hickey 19 1 0 0 9.00 10
José Bautista 5 0 1 0 16.88 3
Francisco de la Rosa 2 0 0 0 4.50 1

Awards and honors

All-Star Game

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Rochester Red Wings International League Greg Biagini
AA Hagerstown Suns Eastern League Jerry Narron
A Frederick Keys Carolina League Wally Moon
A Kane County Cougars Midwest League Bob Miscik
Rookie Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League Gus Gil
Rookie GCL Orioles Gulf Coast League Ed Napoleon

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References

  1. ^ Great Baseball Feats, Facts and Figures, 2008 Edition, p.153, David Nemec and Scott Flatow, A Signet Book, Penguin Group, New York, ISBN 978-0-451-22363-0
  2. ^ Dorn Taylor at Baseball-Reference
  3. ^ Todd Frohwirth at Baseball-Reference
  4. ^ Paul Kilgus at Baseball-Reference
  5. ^ Roy Smith at Baseball-Reference
  6. ^ Curt Schilling at Baseball-Reference
  7. ^ Mickey Tettleton at Baseball-Reference
  8. ^ Pete Rose Jr. at Baseball-Reference
  9. ^ "President George Bush Baseball Game Attendance Log".
  10. ^ 100 Things Orioles Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die, Dan Connolly, Triumph Books, Chicago, 2015, ISBN 978-1-62937-041-5, pp.210-11
  11. ^ Mike Flanagan at Baseball-Reference
  12. ^ Ernie Whitt at Baseball-Reference
  13. ^ Alex Ochoa at Baseball-Reference
  14. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007