Sport: The Baltimore Game

For former Oriole Superstar Frank Robinson, who is now with the California Angels, the return to Baltimore's Memorial Stadium for the first time in two years was something of a homecoming. Less than two miles away, however, Johns Hopkins University was host to Navy in another homecoming game that outdrew the Orioles at the gate— 8,200 fans to 7,177. Robby and the Orioles need not have felt slighted. The big campus contest was nothing so mundane as baseball. It was America's oldest organized sport: lacrosse.

Ever since the ancient Indian game was introduced in...

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