BALTIMORE (WJZ)–Charm City was out in full force Tuesday. Fans donned purple and black and cheered on their Super Bowl champion Ravens in a victory parade.
WJZ aired the city’s big day live nationally on CBSSports.com and streamed it live on its website, CBSBaltimore.com, and on its media partner, the Baltimore Sun’s, website.
Here’s a recap– just in case you missed it!
The parade was supposed to kick off at 10:45 a.m. on Tuesday, but massive traffic delayed the start by about an hour. Fans didn’t seem to care!
Ravens Fans Wait For Victory Parade To Start:
Before the parade got underway, Coach John Harbaugh greeted fans at M&T Bank Stadium. Escorted by police, he and the team then made their way to City Hall for a brief ceremony in front of a roaring crowd of fans.
Ravens players then hopped on floats or Humvees to wave to fans along the parade route.
Ed Reed decided to exit his vehicle and walk on foot, allowing fans to touch the Lombardi trophy.
Ravens Fans Celebrate Super Bowl Champs In Victory Parade:
The parade ended at M&T Bank Stadium with a raving rally! The stadium was packed with fans both in the stands and on the field. The stadium seats 71,000 and all seats were filled. About 10,000 people were on the field.
Beloved Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis, who is officially retired, did his final dance. Fans went wild!