Jeff Tackett, Marty Brown, Leo Gomez, Steve Scarsone, Mark McLemore, Mike Pagliarulo, Chris Sabo, Jeff Manto, Jeff Huson, Bobby Bonilla, B. J. Surhoff, Bill Ripken, Manny Alexander.
The Orioles' starting lineup on June 30, 1982, Ripken's last start at third base before last night:
CF -- Al Bumbry
RF -- Dan Ford
DH -- Ken Singleton
1B -- Eddie Murray
LF -- John Lowenstein
3B -- Cal Ripken
C -- Joe Nolan
2B -- Rich Dauer
SS -- Lenn Sakata
Where were they?
What several Orioles players and one member of the front office were doing in July 1982:
Kevin Malone: Played in the United Professional Softball League for the Lexington (Ky.) Bourbons. Malone had finished his minor-league career and was trying to win a second consecutive world slow-pitch championship with the Bourbons.
Rocky Coppinger: Was 8 years old and living in El Paso, Texas.
Manny Alexander: An 11-year-old growing up in the Domincan Republic.
Bobby Bonilla: Playing his second year of pro ball in Bradenton, Fla.
Bill Ripken: Was drafted in the 11th round of the June draft and had just began his pro career in Bluefield.
B. J. Surhoff: Fresh off graduation and the senior prom, Surhoff was getting ready to leave for the University of North Carolina.
Rafael Palmeiro: Just graduated from Miami's Jackson High School.
Randy Myers: Began his pro career at Kingsport after being taken in the third round of the June draft.
Kent Mercker: Just completed his freshman year at Dublin (Ohio) High School.
Brady Anderson: Graduated from Carlsbad High School in California as an all-county baseball player.
Roger McDowell: Began his pro career at Shelby after being taken in the third round of the June draft.
Roberto Alomar: Playing baseball as a 14-year-old in Puerto Rico.
Pub Date: 7/16/96