When Camden Yards opened its doors on April 6, 1992, the Orioles knew their ballpark marked the start of a new era in baseball stadiums. Incorporated into the downtown area, Camden Yards began a revitalization process for the Inner Harbor that has led to a massive transformation of the waterfront in Baltimore.Of course, a good 30 million of them were visiting Yankees and Red Sox fans, but butts in the seats are butts in the seats.
Seventeen seasons later, the Orioles are now receiving the ultimate affirmation on the importance and popularity of their ballpark as they get set to welcome the 50 millionth fan in Oriole Park history -- the fastest ballpark in the history of baseball to reach such a milestone.
Friday, August 15, 2008
50 Million Orioles Fans Can't Be Wrong
Time to celebrate a milestone at Camden Yards: