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.

Babbit Baseball
14801 Perrywood Drive Burtonsville, MD 20866
Cambridge Little League
Race Street Cambridge, MD 21613
Hot Stove Baseball
129 Fayette Cumberland, MD 21502
Frederick Baseball Association
Staley Park 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
Kirwood Park Hancock, MD 21750
Delmarva Shore Birds Professional Club
6400 Hobbs Salisbury, MD 21804

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