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  Memorial Stadium
Memorial Stadium was completed in 1950 to replace Oriole Park, the home of the local International League club, which had burned down six years earlier.
Memorial Stadium inherited the spring ritual of US Presidents throwing out the first ball on opening day when the Washington Senators left the nation's capital after the 1971 season.
The Memorial Wall was the very large and visible concrete plaque located on the outside of the ballpark behind bome plate.
www.ballparks.com /baseball/american/memori.htm   (957 words)

 Baltimore Ravens - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The history of the Baltimore Ravens is unusual due to the unprecedented actions taken by the cities of Baltimore and Cleveland, Ohio, and the NFL in 1996.
Conversely, many Baltimore fans, who are still bitter about the Colts football team moving from Baltimore to Indianapolis, Indiana in 1984, along with many of the Colts' former players, view the pre-1984 Baltimore Colts organization and the Ravens as one continuous entity.
Baltimore continued to struggle in 1998, the first season in their new stadium (which at that time had no name, but was widely called Ravens Stadium).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baltimore_Ravens   (2967 words)

 Stadiums of the NFL-Memorial Stadium-Baltimore Colts/Ravens
Baltimore's first professional football team, the Colts of the AFC were established in 1947.
Memorial Stadium was a great place to watch a baseball game, but an terrible place to watch football.
Memorial Stadium remained vacant for the rest of its existence.
www.stadiumsofnfl.com /past/MemorialStadium.htm   (623 words)

 Ballparks of Baseball-Memorial Stadium-Baltimore Orioles
Baltimore, MD Throughout its existence, Memorial Stadium was home to some excellent teams and player.
The stadium took a rounded horseshoe appearance and the second tier spanned the inside of the horseshoe, stretching from the third-base side around to just beyond the first-base side.
Memorial Stadium remained empty until 2001 when it was demolished.
www.ballparksofbaseball.com /past/MemorialStadium.htm   (647 words)

 Memorial Stadium
Baltimore kicked off into the closed end, and they stopped the Steeler return man at their own 15 yard line which prompted the crowd to make even more noise.
BALTIMORE -- The wooden seats, the lockers, the no-parking signs, even the goalposts were sold off last fall to Colts and Orioles fans in love with their memories of Memorial Stadium: first dates, fireworks, Johnny Unitas throwing for touchdowns, Frank Robinson drilling that home run.
Those defenders of Memorial Stadium are waging an eleventh-hour campaign to save it, and many have placed their hopes in the revival of a Johns Hopkins University plan to develop a research park on the site, using the old stadium as its centerpiece.
football.ballparks.com /NFL/BaltimoreColts   (3327 words)

 Clem's Baseball ~ Memorial Stadium
Memorial Stadium was originally a single-deck bowl built on the site of an old football stadium -- Venable Stadium, which was built in 1922.
It was one of the last stadiums with such supporting columns, which put fans sitting the upper decks closer to the diamond than is the case with virtually all newer stadiums.
Memorial Stadium was the first "baseball" stadium without any roof, which meant that fans in the upper decks really suffered on hot summer days.
www.andrewclem.com /Baseball/MemorialStadium.html   (1023 words)

 Baltimore's Memorial Stadium
Memorial Stadium was completed in 1950 at a cost of $6.5 million.
Memorial Stadium was relegated to temporary-home status for several sports teams.
stadium remnants were used to build an artificial reef in Chesapeake Bay.
www.sports-venue.info /MLB/BAL_Memorial_Stadium.html   (623 words)

 Memorial Stadium | BaseballLibrary.com
Originally a 31,000-seat stadium used for football and minor-league baseball, Memorial Stadium was built in 1949 to replace Oriole Park (home of the local International League club) which had burned down five years earlier.
Memorial Stadium's exterior is predominantly a reddish-brown brick, and the home plate end has a tall concrete wall bearing an inscription honoring the city's war dead.
The stadium’s concession stands served the only crab cakes in the majors, a tradition that has been passed on to its successor, Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/M/Memorial_Stadium.stm   (962 words)

 Indiana State University Memorial Stadium
The foundation for the stadium began after World War I, when city planners conceived of a stadium as a memorial to veterans.
The memorial stadium was leased for 99 years to Indiana State University for the purpose of building a football stadium, in November 1966.
Though the stadium's original and most frequent guest was baseball, it also hosted football, political rallies, and even midget car racing.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h3054.html   (351 words)

 Memorial Stadium - baltimoresun.com
Memorial Stadium was built in 1950 and located on 33rd Street and Ellerslie Avenue in Baltimore.
The stadium was built to replace Oriole Park, which burned down in 1944 and was home to the Orioles of the International League.
Memorial Stadium originally seated 31,000 fans but was later expanded to fit almost 54,000 for baseball and 65,000 for football.
www.baltimoresun.com /topic/sports/football/memorial-stadium-PLCUL000182.topic   (1083 words)

 Leaving the past behind Redemption: -- baltimoresun.com
The return of the NFL to Memorial Stadium was especially sweet for those who had agonized over the Colts' departure and worked so hard to bring a team back.
As the curtain went up on Baltimore's new NFL act, the characters who had played roles in the 13-year drama of political intrigue and financial largesse were spread from the upper decks of Memorial Stadium to the beaches of France.
Moag moved to Baltimore as an 8-year-old, to a house two blocks away from Memorial Stadium, where he parked cars in his backyard and sneaked into games through a back fence.
www.baltimoresun.com /features/bal-mackey090296,0,3189236.story   (727 words)

 Tribute to Memorial Stadium - B-More Ghosts
Despite its intention as a memorial to those who had served the country in all wars, veterans groups allowed for the demolition of the facade with a mere promise of the construction of a new smaller memorial between the two new Camden Yards stadiums.
Baltimore's return to the NFL in 1996 would be via Memorial Stadium, as the Ravens would play two seasons in the old venue before new quarters at Camden Yards were completed.
Millions had been spent demolishing the "wings" of the stadium while securing and stabilizing the center facade, when abruptly, it was decided to demolish the facade as well, with the simple vague promise of placing a memorial along the walkway between the two Camden Yards nouveax stadiums.
www.btco.net /ghosts/Buildings/memstad/memstad.html   (660 words)

 Memorial Stadium, Baltimore, Md.
A second deck was hastily added to Memorial Stadium, and the O’s began a 38-year tenure in 1954.
Still, tears were shed when the Orioles hosted their final “Memorial Day” in October 1991 — even as their new facility, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, was being hailed as a thing of beauty.
Memorial Stadium succumbed to the wrecking ball during the summer of 2001, and there are proposals on the board for housing on the site.
mysite.verizon.net /charliesballparks/stadiums/baltmem.htm   (408 words)

 Memorial Stadium - Baseball Fever
Unfortunately for the people of Montreal, their stadium had to deal with the olympics (thus widening the field), and the stupid CFL football field (which elongated the field).
Olympic Stadium, for all the much-deserved crap it got for being a terrible place to watch baseball, was an architectural wonder even without the roof.
Memorial Stadium was smack-dab in the middle of a residential neighbhorhood.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?p=928717   (2083 words)

 Vaiman.com - Baltimore Ravens Case Study
Also returning to Baltimore in 1996 is the Ravens' coach Ted Marchibroda, who led the Baltimore Colts from 1975 to 1979.
A Memorial Stadium record crowd of 64,124 witnessed the historic moment.Under the direction of Ozzie Newsome, Vice President of Player Personnel, the team built a solid foundation on offense and defense through free agency and the draft.
Baltimore Ravens is a great NFL team that wanted to reconstruct their online pretense to be dynamic, cool and easy manageable.
www.vaiman.com /portfolio/case_study/baltimore_ravens   (698 words)

 Anaheim Stadium - Encyclopedia FunTrivia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In 1998, Anaheim Stadium was re-christened, and re-named.
Anaheim Stadium was later known as Edison Field, and the California Angels were later called the Anaheim Angels.
On April 1st, Their opponents were the New York Yankees where on the first pitch, Chuck Finley threw a strike to Chuck Knoblauch at 8:31 pm.
www.funtrivia.com /en/Sports/Anaheim-Stadium-8795.html   (883 words)

 Baltimore Colts (1953-1983)
Baltimore’s first pro football team was a member of the 1947 AAFC.
However, it would open the door for Baltimore to get a 2nd chance and to replace the Texans; Baltimore was granted a franchise that would pay homage to the former team by caring the name Colts.
The 2nd incarnation of the Baltimore Colts first took the field at Memorial Stadium on September 27th, with Coach Keith Molesworth leading them into battle with the Chicago Bears.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /nfl/balticolts/baltcolts.html   (3735 words)

 Memorial Stadium - Baltimore, Maryland
Memorial Stadium was an adequate baseball park, but in no sense a classic.
Memorial Stadium was not the easiest park to get to.
It was located in the northern part of the city in a very residential area.
www.ballparkreviews.com /balt/baltmem.htm   (136 words)

 1969 World Series
Baltimore, Oct 14 (AP) - Pittsburgh Pirate rightfielder Roberto Clemente went five for five and drove in three runs as the Pirates routed the heavily favored Baltimore Orioles in Game One of the 1969 World Series.
Baltimore, Oct 15 (AP) - Game two saw the Orioles regain their regular season form and they sent the Pittsburgh Pirates a shot across the bow.
Baltimore made it 7-5 and seemed to be on their way to a win.
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 Memorial Stadium: Insights on Stadium   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Veterans Memorial Stadium Veterans Memorial Stadium (1937) was acquired from the city in 1988 and remodeled in 1989.
Memorial Stadium-ca - 210 Memorial Stadium, #4426, Berkeley, CA 94102 - Memo...
Memorial Stadium Memorial Stadium, which holds 30,343 football fans, was built in 1978.
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 Baltimore's Memorial Stadium - The Last Season - CRW Flags
The Last Season: The Life and Demolition of Memorial Stadium, isn't your normal educational documentary.
This 76 minute journey follows the stadium’s last year, the fan's communal last look, the witnessing of the wrecking ball, and the great fall of The Memorial Wall.
Memorial Stadium wasn’t just the home of the Baltimore Orioles and The Baltimore Colts, but it was also “Baltimore’s Backyard.”
www.crwflags.com /stadiumlastseason.html   (230 words)

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 baltimore orioles logo -- baltimore orioles logo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Recent Past Preservation Network
*A Memorial to a Memorial, at Baltimore Ghosts.
Lincoln Memorial at Gettysburg (aka Cyclorama Center), Neutra and Alexander, 1958-61, Gettysburg, PA (endangered)
"Built in 1960, the Memorial Coliseum was an instrumental piece of the plan to elevate Portland into a major player on the West Coast entertainment and conference scene.
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The demolition of the former home of Major League Baseball's Baltimore Orioles and the National Football League's now-Indianapolis Colts was expected to begin early next month.
Instead, the Maryland Stadium Authority - which had already selected the Baltimore firm Potts and Callahan to perform the $2.5 million demolition - pulled the request for approval before the meeting because it wouldn't pass, according to a board staffer.
But Stadium Authority Deputy Director Edward Cline said it was done because of, "logistical problems." An arbitration hearing to settle a contract dispute between the Baltimore Orioles and the Stadium Authority began in Washington today.
www.inform.umd.edu /News/CNS/wire/2000-editions/11-November-editions/001129-Wednesday/StadiumStand_CNS-UMCP   (509 words)

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