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Was it worth it? Born of turmoil, Oriole Park a trendsetter

On Monday, baseball players will be scattered over the bright green field of Camden Yards, the darker green seats will be filled with fans in orange T-shirts — getting there early, of course — and the smells of hot dogs ...

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Oriole Park: From helicopter flight to ballyard

The idea of a new stadium for the Baltimore Orioles was of utmost importance as soon as Edward Bennett Williams purchased the team in 1979. Memorial Stadium, then the home to both the Orioles and the National Football League’s Baltimore ...

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Interactive timeline: History of Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Below is an interactive timeline of the history of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Click on the baseballs on the timeline to see the dates, and click the orange arrows to go back and forth between the first and second ...

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Civil War exhibit kicks off Md. historical culture promotion

Baltimore began its commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the opening of a new exhibit Wednesday at the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards. The celebration of the anniversary begins a six-year focus on Maryland’s historical ...

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Joe Nathanson: Overcoming the city’s disconnect

Some 200 people packed into the Bolton Street Synagogue in early December to hear and participate in a discussion of “The Future of Baltimore.” The topic was billed as “Looking at the city and metro area and what it might ...

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Baltimore Grand Prix organizers make $250K payment

Baltimore Grand Prix organizers made a $250,000 payment to the Maryland Stadium Authority on Nov. 30 as part of the plan to pay for the $1.9 million project to convert parking lots at Camden Yards to a pit lane for ...

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State approves settlement with Orioles

ANNAPOLIS — The state approved on Wednesday a $913,000 settlement with the Baltimore Orioles, finally putting to a rest a dispute over stadium rent that has simmered for six years. The deal also modifies the team’s lease of Oriole Park ...

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