There was plenty of excitement before the Orioles-Red Sox game on Saturday. There was a tribute to one of the best Orioles in history.
Friday morning in Camden Yards looks much different than it did the night before. Fans packed the place for a sold-out showdown– the first of four against the New York Yankees. But the game wasn’t the only thing that had fans excited.
Seventeen years ago, all eyes were on Baltimore Oriole Cal Ripken Jr. as he set a game-streak record that still has not been broken. And Thursday, he is honored at Camden Yards in front of a packed house with Orioles legends looking on.
The Orioles had a well attended ceremony for the unveiling of the statue of Hall of Fame first baseman Eddie Murray. Before the celebration even began the crowd erupted with the chants of “Eddie Eddie Eddie.”
Bronze batter. He was larger than life on the field, now, Hall of Famer Eddie Murray will stay that way in bronze. He is the next former Oriole in a long line of players honored in a new tribute.
You may not know his name but there’s a statue in Frederick recognizing an American Revolutionary leader who some regard as the nation’s first president.
Six legendary Orioles are the focus of a season-long celebration at Camden Yards. Saturday, thousands of fans cheered for a team favorite.
The Baltimore Orioles honored Earl Weaver by unveiling a 7-foot statue of the Hall of Fame manager during a ceremony at Camden Yards.
There’s a new attraction at Camden Yards. The big reveal brought out some big names and lots of loyal fans.
A push to recognize a Baltimore great with a statue in his likeness. Friday– on his birthday– friends of Lenny Moore, talk about memorializing the former Baltimore Colt.
There’s a report floating around that Penn State will take down Joe Paterno’s statue. The report says it’s for security purposes. I’m not sure if I like that reason.
What a day with the unveiling of the Brooks Robinson statue!