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Orioles select new public address announcer

The hunt for a new voice of the Orioles has come to an end. The Orioles announced Tuesday they have selected Ryan Wagner, a lifelong Orioles fan, to be the new public address announcer replacing Dave McGowan. Wagner, originally from Baltimore, was chosen from a field of 670 applicants, according to the team’s release. Wagner was Major League Baseball’s Fan Cave resident last season. “As

Annual opening day block party continues at Sports Legends Museum

Opening day is always a celebration of sorts in Baltimore, as fans pack Camden Yards and revel in another season getting underway. But as has been the case the last 21 years, you have the opportunity to celebrate opening day with Orioles fans right outside the park even before the party inside Oriole Park begins. The Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation is hosting their annual “Opening

O’s set March 4 tryouts for ballgirls, ballboys

Ever watch the ballgirls or ballboys stationed along the outfield foul lines at Camden Yards make a nice grab of a foul fly or grounder and think, “Hey, I could do that!”? Well, now’s your opportunity. Come Sunday, March 4, the Orioles will conduct an open tryout to field a new group of, er, ballpersons for 2012. The tryouts will occur - where else? -

Catch Camden Yards Classics countdown on MASN beginning Sunday

What’s your favorite TV memory of the Orioles at Camden Yards? For me, it’s watching Cal Ripken Jr. take a forced victory lap around a packed, appreciative ballpark on the night he played his 2,131st consecutive game, breaking the mark established by Yankees legend Lou Gehrig that was once believed to be unbreakable. Just typing about it makes the hairs on the back of my

Search for new O’s PA announcer enters audition phase

If you’re strolling through downtown near Camden Yards tomorrow and hear some strange sounds emanating from the stadium that harken you to warmer weather and the game of summer, your ears aren’t playing tricks on you. Tomorrow afternoon, the Orioles have invited 25 finalists to Camden Yards to audition for the opportunity to be the new public address announcer at the stadium. The new voice

O’s launch Web site dedicated to 20th anniversary of Camden Yards

It’s hard to believe Camden Yards has been around since 1992. I can still recall driving past the construction site as the stadium rose where the B&O Railroad yards used to be, the protestations of politicians who insisted a downtown stadium was pure folly and my first glimpse of the new ballpark on a mid-winter’s day when mini-plan holders were invited down to see where

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