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An Evening in Baltimore: Charm City’s Baseball & Light Rail

On a warm August night, the air was filled with the smell of barbecue, beer, and the excitement of a comeback. The Blue Jays had been holding strong the whole game, but in the bottom of the eighth, the Orioles scored twice, shooting ahead 5-3. 634 more words

Travel

First Time Calling 911...

This morning, my mom and I got up and got ready to head into Baltimore, Maryland! We are staying at a hotel near the airport, so we decided to take the light rail into downtown. 440 more words

USA

Former Orioles VP Of Development Talks 25th Anniversary Of Camden Yards

Camden Yards will be celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Janet Marie Smith, who served as the Orioles Vice President of Planning and Development before joining the Los Angeles Dodgers as the Senior VP of Planning and Development, joins Jerry Coleman to discuss her role in the creation of the historic ballpark. 139 more words

Sports

Orioles VP John Angelos Says He Doesn't Want Trump Throwing First Pitch

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Executive Vice President of the Orioles John Angelos said on the B-more Opinionated Podcast this week that President Donald Trump would need to apologize for some of the statements he’s made before he’d be OK with him throwing out the first pitch at a game. 550 more words

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Longest Tenured Oriole Adam Jones Joins Hot Stove Show

Adam Jones, the longest tenured Baltimore Oriole, joined the Orioles Hot Stove Show.

Jones is going into his tenth season with the Baltimore Orioles and as he usually signs off on his tweets, he’s “staying hungry.” 99 more words

Sports

America's Ballparks: Living Time Capsules

They Built Them; I Came

By Mark Marchand

Major league baseball stadiums are like time capsules — living time capsules that preserve the game Americans have loved since the mid 19th century. 2,500 more words

Orioles Install Energy-Saving LED Floodlights At Camden Yards

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Orioles are installing new LED floodlights at Camden Yards in the off season.

The new system’s lifespan is about 36,000 hours which will help reduce the park’s energy consumption by 54 percent. 69 more words

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