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Thousands pour into Camden Yards on Orioles Opening Day

Tens of thousands of baseball fans came out to Oriole Park at Camden Yards Monday afternoon for the annual Opening Day game and festivities. Vendors lining the streets outside the stadium and inside the stadium concourse were made fortunate by the warm, sunny weather, as patrons scrambled for food, drink and merchandise.

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Oriole Park at Camden Yards Part I: A new stadium

Former chairman of the Maryland Stadium Authority Herbert J. Belgrad tells the story of the origins of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Belgrad and other state officials asked in 1987 for Orioles owner Edward Bennett Williams to convince the state's General Assembly to OK the ballpark's construction and assure them of his commitment to keeping the team in Baltimore.

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