Ah yes, the good old Brooklyn Bridegrooms.
The Baltimore Orioles won their 29th one-run game last night, defeating James Shields and his fifteen strikeouts 1-0. The Birds are 29-9 in one-run games this season. According to ELIAS, that’s the best winning percentage in games decided by one-run since the 1890 Brooklyn Bridegrooms (14-4).
#Orioles are now 29-9 in one-run games. According to Elias, that’s the best win pct since 1890 Brooklyn Bridegrooms (14-4)
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) October 3, 2012
Additionally, the Orioles are now 74-0 when leading after 7 innings.