The Hall of Fame manager was notorious for his explosive temper and celebrated for his many victories in 17 years at the helm of baseball’s Baltimore Orioles. He died on a team-sponsored Caribbean cruise. He was 82.
Oct. 6, 1969
Baltimore Orioles manager Earl Weaver, right, and outfielder Frank Robinson celebrate the team's 11-2 win over the Minnesota Twins for the American League championship in 1969.