Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Oriole Park at Camden Yards Profile

  • LOCATION: Baltimore, Maryland
  • CAPACITY: 2,500
  • OWNER: Maryland Stadium Authority
  • GAME: Base Ball

Oriole Park at Camden Yards is a Major League Baseball ballpark placed in Baltimore, Maryland. Home grassland of the Baltimore Orioles, it is the first of the "retro" major league ballparks constructed throughout the 1990s and early 2000s, and vestiges one of the most extremely praised.[7] The park was finished in 1992 to replaceMemorial Stadium. It is located in business district Baltimore a few blocks west of theInner Harbor in the Camden Yards Sports Complex.

Prior to Oriole Park at Camden Yards, the biggest design inclination of big union ballparks was the proportioned "multi-purpose stadium". Camden Yards was the firstMajor League downtown "retro" estimated. The master plan was considered by intercontinental design firm, RTKL. The stadium design was accomplished by the architectural firm HOK Sport, which had pioneered retro ballparks on the minor league level four years in advance with Coca-Cola Field in Buffalo, New York. manufacture began in 1989, and last 33 months. Former Orioles owner Eli Jacobs privileged naming the new field Oriole Park, while then-Maryland GovernorWilliam Donald Schaefer favored Camden Yards. After extensive debate a conciliation was reached to use both names.