Where in the Yard? (Updated w/Answer)

As the O’s wrap up an eight-game homestand with a short series against Kansas City, you’ll have two more opportunities to find this week’s image in person at Camden Yards.

First, let me know what the image is and where it’s located in or around Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Then, don’t miss a great chance to grab some bonus points this week, as the item pictured in this round is ripe with extra point opportunities!


Update: Congrats to Charles B from SP for being the first to guess this week’s ‘Where in the Yard?’ correctly! Not long after, Wes in York, Charles from Marriotsville, Dom, Avi M, Heather, Lindsay, Stan, Chris in Baltimore, bedman, Bob St, Amy, Scotty B, and Zevi L guessed correctly as well...

Also add John W, Lauren, Brandt (O’s fan), and Jeremy from Cumberland to the list now too...

I should also note that almost all of you are getting some bonus points this time around - Great job O’s fans!

Answer: This week’s ‘Where in the Yard?’ is one of two of its kind in all of Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The two orange seats, which you may have noticed in the stands during one of your visits to the Yard, mark the landing places for a pair of historic home runs hit by a couple of O’s Hall of Famers.

This seat, located in section 86 in the left field bleachers, marks the location of a record-breaking homer hit by none other than Cal Ripken Jr. The plaque to commemorate the HR reads as follows:


The second orange seat in the sea of Camden Green is seat 23 in section 86 of the Eutaw Street Bleachers and marks the landing place of Eddie Murray’s 500th home run.

Nice work to the many of you who knew the stories behind these two unique seats inside Oriole Park. The bonus points should make things interesting when it’s time to tally everyone’s total at the end of the month!

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