Maryland Baseball Clubs and Leagues
Marylander's love to watch baseball. Maryland is home of the
Baltimore Orioles and home to
six minor-league teams, also there are three baseball museums and a monument.
The Aberdeen IronBirds is a Class A
affiliate of the Orioles, owned by Cal and Billy Ripken. The Ripken stadium opened in 2002 and
houses the Ripken Museum. The
Bowie Baysox is a Class AA Orioles affiliate with the team playing in the Prince George's Stadium
northeast of Washington D.C. The 2005 Carolina League champions, the
Frederick Keys, is another Class A
affiliate of the Orioles. They play at the Harry Grove Stadium in Frederick. The
Delmarva Shorebirds, (Class A) play for the South Atlantic League and play at Arthur
W. Perdue Stadium in Salisbury. The Hagerstown Suns,
a Class A team of the New York Mets, play at Municipal Stadium in Hagerstown.
Baltimore City has two sports museums for baseball. Since Babe Ruth who played for the New York Yankees
was born in Baltimore, there is the
Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum. Next door
to the Camden Yards is the Sports Legends at Camden Yards that is filled with Orioles history. On the Eastern Shore of Maryland in Chestertown, is the life size
statue of Bill Nicholson. was a Chestertown native and was a home run king with the Chicago Cubs and
leading the majors in home runs and RBIs in 1943 and 1944,
|The Orioles third baseman, Brooks Robinson, was named the Most Valuable Player in the 1970 World Series.
|First baseman Eddie Murray won the Golden Glove Award in 1982, 1983, and 1984.
|Babe Ruth was born at 216 Emory Street in Baltimore.
|In 1980 the Orioles won 100 games but still came in second.
|In 1954 Richard Nixon (then vice president) pitched the first ball at the Orioles first American League game.
|14801 Perrywood Drive
||Burtonsville, MD 20866
|Cambridge Little League
||Cambridge, MD 21613
|Hot Stove Baseball
||Cumberland, MD 21502
|Frederick Baseball Association
||Frederick, MD 21701
|Frederick Keys Baseball Club
|6201 New Design Road
||Frederick, MD 21703
|Derek Hacopian Baseball Academy
|18966 Bonanza Way
||Gaithersburg, MD 20879
|Hagerstown Suns Baseball Club
|274 Memorial Blvd, E
||Hagerstown, MD 21740
|Hancock Little League
||Hancock, MD 21750
|Delmarva Shore Birds Professional Club
||Salisbury, MD 21804