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Tag Archives: Maryland Stadium Authority

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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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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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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