Orioles, Yankees rekindle playoff memories of 1996

Updated: October 6, 2012, 9:00 PM ET
Associated Press

BALTIMORE -- Orioles rookie third baseman Manny Machado was a 4-year-old when Baltimore and the New York Yankees last met in the postseason.

In case the kid needs a quick history lesson, left-hander David Wells won a game for Baltimore, Cecil Fielder and Darryl Strawberry homered for the Yankees, and a youngster named Jeffrey Maier stuck his glove in the middle of the whole thing.

The 1996 AL championship series was a lifetime ago for many Orioles fans and a rather meaningless event ...

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