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Hidden Maryland: A peek inside the Orioles’ (healthy) clubhouse kitchen

Hidden Maryland: A peek inside the Orioles’ (healthy) clubhouse kitchen

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The latest installment of Hidden Maryland takes you behind the scenes of the Orioles’ clubhouse kitchen, where this season the team is working with a new chef to offer more nutritious and delicious food options to its players.

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Orioles national anthem singer proposes after belting out the Star-Spangled Banner on Saturday at Camden Yards

Orioles national anthem singer proposes after belting out the Star-Spangled Banner on Saturday at Camden Yards

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Saturday’s national anthem singer at Camden Yards, Michael Fries, surprised his girlfriend, Shelby Trautman, by proposing to her after belting out the Star-Spangled Banner for the Orioles-Rockies game. See photos of the proposal taken by Baltimore Sun photographer Karl Merton Ferron. O!!! And she said, “yes!”

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Best of High School Sports: Spring Edition

Best of High School Sports: Spring Edition

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Photographers in the Baltimore Sun Media Group shoot at dozens of high school sporting events in the spring. Softball, baseball and lacrosse are the most common team sports, but track and field and tennis are covered as well. Of all of their shutter clicks, photographers Jen Rynda, Brian Krista, Jon Sham, Gene Sweeney Jr., Karl Merton Ferron, Algerina Perna, Lloyd Fox and Kenneth K. Lam compiled some of their favorites from this season. It’s the Best of High School Sports: Spring Edition.

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O.J. and Chanda Brigance deliver another moving Orioles first pitch ceremony

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Ravens executive O.J. Brigance, a former linebacker battling Lou Gehrig’s Disease whose presence inspired current players during last season’s Super Bowl run, and his wife Chanda participated in the first pitch ceremony before Thursday evening’s Orioles game for Major League Baseball’s 4 ALS initiative and ALS Awareness Month. The Brigances’ appearance was the latest in a series of moving first pitch ceremonies at Camden Yards.

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Longtime Orioles usher Charlie Zill, battling lung cancer, honored at first-pitch ceremony, 7th-inning stretch

Longtime Orioles usher Charlie Zill, battling lung cancer, honored at first-pitch ceremony, 7th-inning stretch

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Battling lung cancer, Charlie Zill, the longtime Orioles usher celebrated by fans for dressing up in overalls and “Zillbilly” teeth and twirling a fake orange fiddle during the 7th-inning-stretch playing of “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” just wanted to attend one more game. Wednesday night, he got that and more, throwing out the ceremonial pitch prior to the Orioles’ contest with the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Celebrating Opening Day with the Orioles fans of Instagram

Celebrating Opening Day with the Orioles fans of Instagram

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Notice a little more orange in your Instagram feed lately? If you were following these folks, it never would have stopped. From the playoff run last October, to the road opener on Tuesday, Orioles supporters from Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, even from New England, have been sharing slices of their fandom, which, appropriately enough, often involves slices of Orioles-themed cake. In this special Instagrammer Feature, meet some of the Orioles fans of Instagram.

Photos curated in part via Olapic

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Rough Cut: A raw edit of the Baltimore Orioles loss to the New York Yankees in game three

Rough Cut: A raw edit of the Baltimore Orioles loss to the New York Yankees in game three

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“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the Orioles MLB post season games. This week photojournalists Kenneth K. Lam and Lloyd Fox photographed the Baltimore Orioles extra innings loss to the New York Yankees in game three of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium in New York.

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