The Ghosts of Old Memorial Stadium

Remember old Memorial Stadium? Some great memories from that place. We dug up a large number of photos taken of the stadium in its waning days. Take a look at them below, and if you want to see the rest of the collection, go here.

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And, here’s one final one for you. Take a look at it closely.

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lockers at Memorial Stadium
lockers at Memorial Stadium

You’ll notice the locker on the right has the names “Jim Palmer” and “Cal Ripken” taped to the top. The one near the middle is labeled “First Locker of Cal Ripken.”

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First Locker of Cal Ripken
First Locker of Cal Ripken

Source: Library of Congress

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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