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William Donald Schaefer saluted at his landmarks

Baltimoreans and tourists alike paid tribute to William Donald Schaefer on Tuesday as they visited city landmarks that reflected his influence. The former city councilman, mayor, comptroller and governor died Monday at the age of 89. Those who remembered his ...

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Top 5: ‘It was a price I couldn’t refuse’

The Orioles had their home opener on Monday, and tens of thousands of fans turned out. And East Baltimore Development Inc. has bought out D and A Liquors from Daisy Jackson, who has worked there since 1975. Those stories and ...

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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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Orioles help lift spirits of Camden Yards vendors with Opening Day win

Vendors and concession stand owners inside and outside Oriole Park at Camden Yards Monday were equally positive about a strong Opening Day bringing in the cash. A re-energized team and beautiful weather made for a particularly busy home opener as ...

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Friendlier confines

Let me say at the outset that I love Camden Yards — and have since its 1992 opening. I have enjoyed many a spring and summer day (but, unfortunately, not too many in the fall) watching the descendants of Brooks, Boog, ...

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Oriole Park at Camden Yards Part II: An old-fashioned ballpark

Janet Marie Smith, vice president for development and planning for the Baltimore Orioles and an architect who worked on Camden Yards, tells the story of the building of the park. She also talks about updates to the park that fans can expect to see in the 2011 season.

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Staying on the cutting edge at Camden Yards

Oriole Park at Camden Yards was considered on the cutting edge of ballparks and heralded a new era of the baseball industry when it opened in 1992. But it’s now Major League Baseball’s 10th-oldest ballpark, and the state of the ...

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Part III: A private tour of Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Maryland Stadium Authority historian and tour guide Nolan H. Rogers gives The Daily Record a private tour of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. He talks about the history, the turf, the clubhouse, the press level, and more.

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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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