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October 4, 1991 | Associated Press
The new baseball park being built for the Baltimore Orioles near downtown will be called Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Maryland Gov. William Donald Schaefer announced Thursday. The name represents a compromise between the governor and Oriole owner Eli Jacobs. Schaefer had pushed to name the stadium Camden Yards, after the historic rail yard where the stadium is being built. Jacobs insisted the facility be called Oriole Park. The agreement was reached over the weekend, Schaefer said.
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October 4, 1991 | Associated Press
The new baseball park being built for the Baltimore Orioles near downtown will be called Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Maryland Gov. William Donald Schaefer announced Thursday. The name represents a compromise between the governor and Oriole owner Eli Jacobs. Schaefer had pushed to name the stadium Camden Yards, after the historic rail yard where the stadium is being built. Jacobs insisted the facility be called Oriole Park. The agreement was reached over the weekend, Schaefer said.
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February 5, 2014 | By Bill Shaikin
Globe Life Park? Does that name tell you anything about what kind of park that might be? No, because it is an advertisement for an insurance company. The Texas Rangers announced Wednesday that they had sold naming rights to their stadium, which will now be known as Globe Life Park in Arlington. So let us give thanks for Dodger Stadium and Angel Stadium, two of nine major league ballparks without a corporate name. The others, as cited in the report linked above: Yankee Stadium, Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Kauffman Stadium, Marlins Park and Nationals Park.
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December 20, 1994 | JON MORGAN, BALTIMORE SUN
Peter Angelos' negotiations to buy and move the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to Baltimore have shifted into high gear, with the Oriole owner now among the front-runners to strike a deal--and to do it soon--according to a top Buccaneer official. "I would definitely classify our meetings . . . as going beyond the preliminaries.
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July 12, 1994 | DAVE KINDRED, THE SPORTING NEWS
It's midway through 1994, and we're talking baseball: Kirby Puckett still climbing fences, Ozzie Smith still turning two with style, Frank Thomas a bigger hurt than ever. Talking baseball: kids up from double-A happy to get the meal money; boys and girls with their mothers and fathers watching batting practice three hours early; ballparks as pretty as music boxes--Wrigley Field and Jacobs Field, Fenway Park and Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Tiger Stadium and The Ballpark in Arlington.
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