Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Friday. Every Friday home game, tickets were cheap with a valid student ID.
|The flag court was situated above the _______ out of town scoreboard?||Camden Yards
Esskay. Many home runs have landed in the flag court, especially those hit by left-handed batters.
The Crab Shuffle. This took place around the 5th inning, and entailed keeping your eye on the crab with the ball.
|What song was played during the seventh-inning stretch?||Camden Yards
Thank God I'm A Country Boy. This tradition began in the 70s, but died out a couple of years later. O's owner Peter Angelos revived the traditon.
Coca-Cola. "Fan of the Game" was when stadium camera men searched the stands for the most spirited fan, and awarded them Coca-Cola products.
|Who led off the most times for the birds in 2005?||Camden Yards
Brian Roberts. Brian was the AL player of the month in April '05, and was also selected as a starter for the All-Star game.
|What is different about the National Anthem sung at Camden Yards?||Camden Yards
The crowd shouted OHH at one point in the song. This was done because the Orioles are known as the O's, so shouting OHH was a tribute to them.
|How are Orioles' retired numbers made visible at Camden Yards?||Camden Yards
In cement sculptures in front of one of the stadium entrances. These numbers are a popular place to pose for pictures. Retired numbers include, 4 (Earl Weaver), 5 (Brooks Robinson), 8 (Cal Ripken, Jr.), 20 (Frank Robinson), 22 (Jim Palmer), and 33 (Eddie Murray).
|On which street is the Main Ballpark entrance located?||Camden Yards
Eutaw St.. A popular phrase for Orioles' commercials is, "See you on Eutaw Street"!
1995. On October 8, 1995, the Pope celebrated mass to a crowd of 50,000 at Camden Yards.
Memorial Stadium. 1991 was the last season the Orioles spent in Memorial Stadium. It was not demolished until 2001.
2. One (located at Section 96, Row D, Seat 23 in the right-center field bleachers) commemorates the spot where Eddie Murray's 500th home run landed. The other (Section 86, Row FF, Seat 10 in the left-field bleachers) was the landing spot for Cal Ripken's 278th home run as a shortstop, breaking Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks's record for the position.
|A former Orioles player's adopted father owned a bar in Baltimore. The bar, which stood long before Camden Yards was constructed, was where first base is at the ballpark. Whose adopted father owned this bar?||Oriole Park at Camden Yards
Babe Ruth. Jack Dunn, Orioles manager and owner, saw him pitch, signed Ruth to a contract, and became his legal guardian. Some months later, he sold Babe to the Boston Red Sox.
Boog Powell. Boog offered delicious barbeque with cole slaw and baked beans. His food was rated some of the best in all Major League ballparks.
B&O Warehouse. The stadium planners decided to incorporate the warehouse into the ballpark rather than tear it down.