You Tell Us: What’s Your Favorite O’s Memory from Memorial Stadium?

Patch wants readers to share their memories from when the Orioles called North Baltimore home.

The O’s are playing great baseball.

They’re tied with the New York Yankees atop the American League East with just 20 games to play in the regular season. They've already won 80 games and need to win two more to assure a winning season.

On Thursday afternoon they will try to sweep AL East rivals the Tampa Bay Rays downtown at Oriole Park at Camden Yards before heading to the West Coast for series with the Oakland A’s and Seattle Mariners.  

Right now the city is buzzing with excitement about a team it has learned to forget by the All-Star break for the most part during the past 14 years of losing seasons.

But when the O’s called Memorial Stadium and North Baltimore home that usually wasn’t the case.

From the time the St. Louis Browns became the Baltimore Orioles and began playing at Memorial Stadium in 1954, to the final game on 33rd Street against the Detroit Tigers 1991, the Orioles made the playoff eight times, played in the World Series six times and won it three times, according to Baseball-Reference.com.

So Patch wants readers to share their favorite Orioles memories from Memorial Stadium in the comments section.   

Paul sr September 14, 2012 at 02:51 PM
Just being at the last game ever played there and watching them take home plate to Camden Yards
Brad September 14, 2012 at 03:57 PM
My best friends uncle shoving us through the gate when we were like 8. The feel of that stadium was like no other. I've been in many across the country. Memorial stadium was its own.
Steve September 14, 2012 at 04:14 PM
First game I ever attended Tom Phoebus pitched a no hitter. I was 4 years old.
TMS September 14, 2012 at 05:39 PM
Running up the ramps as a child and getting that first view of the green of the playing field.
vicki September 17, 2012 at 05:04 PM
Lots of great memories of Memorial Stadium but my fave has to be the last game of the 82 season when the O's needed to sweep the Brewers to head into the post season-of course ,we know they lost-but what a great weekend for baseball in Baltimore-miss the old stadium


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