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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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Inner Harbor - Baltimore

The Inner Harbor in Baltimore is a great spot to see for a little taste of ships throughout American history.

The USS Constellation (1855), lightship Chesapeake (1930), US Coast Guard Cutter Taney (1936) and the USS Torsk submarine (1944) can all be seen for $18, and it gives you a nice taste of how our sailors survived on the seas. 151 more words

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Orioles Begin Sod Replacement At Camden Yards

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Orioles began sod replacement at the ballpark today which will run through about Dec. 1, 2016.

Approximately 105,000 square feet of grass, including the bullpens and the sod farm in center field, will be replaced with new sod from Tuckahoe Turf Farms in Hammonton, N.J. 52 more words

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The Wait Is Over!

In the wee hours of November 3rd history was made as the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-7.  In the 10th inning of game 7 myself and millions of others watched on pins and needles as the teams battled it out, what a game!   361 more words

Buck & Angela Showalter Talk 7th Annual Kids Peace Trick or Trot 5K

KidsPeace, in partnership with the Baltimore Orioles and Angela and Buck Showalter, invite you to run or walk for kids in foster care.

All proceeds will benefit Kids Peace Foster Care & Community Programs of Maryland! 72 more words

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Oriole Park at Camden Yards - Preserving a Sense of Baseball History

  A firefighter in Fort Worth, Texas, Chris Ledford strives to protect lives through putting out fires and assisting patients as a first responder. In responding to Fort Worth-area emergency calls, he handles issues ranging from highway accidents to power outages. 137 more words

Chris Ledford