The affiliation Erie's baseball club had with the Baltimore Orioles lasted 2 seasons, from 1988-1989. Erie welcomed
former major leaguer Bobby Tolan as the affiliate's manager, and after finishing 2nd in their division in 1988, things were
In 1989 however, the Erie club took a nosedive, finishing last in their division. Fans were treated to one bright
spot - the appearance of Pete Rose, Jr., in an Erie uniform.