September 18, 2013

Memorial Stadium

30 Years Ago: Amazing O’s Comeback Against Milwaukee

Exactly 30 years ago today, the Baltimore Orioles played a day game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Memorial Stadium, in front of 35,804 depressed fans. Why were they depressed? Jim Palmer, then 37 years old, was terrible that day, giving...

Historic American Buildings Survey E. H. Pickering, Photographer July 1936 VIEW FROM STREET - 1621 Thames Street (House), Fell's Point, Baltimore, Independent City, MD

Photo of 1621 Thames Street in 1936

Times sure were different back then. This is what Thames St. looked like in the midst of the Great Depression. Source: Library of Congress  

1912 photo of the Fifth Regimental Armory

1912 Baltimore DNC Convention at Night

In 1912, the Democratic National Convention was held in Baltimore at the Fifth Regiment Armory. Here’s a great old photo from that period of the building being lit up at night. Source: Library of Congress