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Exploring Baltimore’s Memorial Stadium: A Look Back in Time

This blog post explores the history of Baltimore's Memorial Stadium through an old photograph taken in the 1990s. The photo shows the stadium's interior with an overgrown field and empty stands, but it also captures the essence of what the stadium meant to the people of Baltimore. Learn about the stadium's significance as a sports venue and community gathering place,...

Unearthing the Doors’ 1967 Concert in Baltimore

We unearthed a piece in The Baltimore Sun from October 8th, 1967 that announced a concert by The Doors at the Lyric Theater the following Friday. Read our full post to learn more about the band's 1967 tour.

Step Back in Time: Vintage Photograph Showcases the Magnificent Camden Station in 1872

Take a journey back in time with our captivating vintage photograph of Camden Station captured in 1872. Discover the intricate details of this iconic Baltimore landmark, and explore its evolution over the years. Learn more about the rich history of Camden Station and the surrounding area, including its role in shaping the city's landscape. Join us on this nostalgic journey...

Baltimore, MD--October 1983--Eddie Murray is shown at the victory parade after the Orioles won the 1983 World Series. (Sun file photo.)

We Miss Eddie Murray

Eddie Murray was the best, especially in 1983. We really miss him and those winning Orioles.

Harry S Truman addressing the crowd at a train stop in Baltimore in June of 1948. (Robert F. Kniesche/Baltimore Sun)

The 1948 Election: President Truman in Baltimore

We found a great photo of President Truman in Baltimore during the 1948 election and did some digging. Here's the article from the Baltimore Sun that we discovered, which details the President's visit and a warm welcome from the crowd.

Beautiful aerial view of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. May 6th, 2011

Why Is It Named Oriole Park at Camden Yards?

Dedicated in 1992, it was the first of the new wave of retro-style ballparks. The one built just prior to Camden Yards was New Comiskey Park (i.e., U.S. Cellular Field) for the Chicago White Sox. Compared to the beautiful confines of Oriole Park, it's pretty bleak.

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