On July 11, 1968, the Baltimore Orioles name future Hall of Famer Earl Weaver their manager. Weaver, a lifetime minor league player who had been serving as the team’s first base coach, replaces the fired Hank Bauer. Weaver will lead the Orioles to a World Championship in 1970. Under Weaver, the Orioles win four pennants and six division titles.
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