We want to see your best interpretation of “Summer Vacation” for this week’s #ReaderSunShots theme. Be creative and hit us with your best shot.
To submit: Tag your photos on Instagram or Twitter with #SunShots2014, or upload directly at photos.baltimoresun.com. Winning photos will be showcased online and in print.
Pictured: Fans burst out in laughter as the Orioles Bird sprays Richard Aberbach of Baltimore with silly string between innings during the first game of the Grapefruit League Season for the Orioles at Fort Lauderdale Stadium Sat., Feb. 28, 1998. Aberbach, here on vacation to see the Orioles play, was posing for the Bird, who was holding a trick camera. (Baltimore Sun/Karl Merton Ferron)

We want to see your best interpretation of “Summer Vacation” for this week’s #ReaderSunShots theme. Be creative and hit us with your best shot.

To submit: Tag your photos on Instagram or Twitter with #SunShots2014, or upload directly at photos.baltimoresun.com. Winning photos will be showcased online and in print.


Pictured: Fans burst out in laughter as the Orioles Bird sprays Richard Aberbach of Baltimore with silly string between innings during the first game of the Grapefruit League Season for the Orioles at Fort Lauderdale Stadium Sat., Feb. 28, 1998. Aberbach, here on vacation to see the Orioles play, was posing for the Bird, who was holding a trick camera. (Baltimore Sun/Karl Merton Ferron)

Last night there was a sense that maybe, finally, more magical Baltimore Orioles moments are coming. 
Today’s B cover: 10 bold Orioles predictions for the second half. 
abc2news:

Parts of Memorial Stadium, the Baltimore Orioles’ former home, can still be found all over the state, years after it was torn down.
ABC2’s Sara Blumberg found out where the pieces are today.

abc2news:

Parts of Memorial Stadium, the Baltimore Orioles’ former home, can still be found all over the state, years after it was torn down.

ABC2’s Sara Blumberg found out where the pieces are today.

A few of our sights and sounds from opening day at Birdland. More here. 

Happy Opening Day, Baltimore.

Happy Opening Day, Baltimore.

Our 32-page Orioles season preview and look back at the last 6 decades will be available in print Sunday, March 30, with T-1 until Opening Day. Here’s a look at the stories we’ve published so far. 

Our 32-page Orioles season preview and look back at the last 6 decades will be available in print Sunday, March 30, with T-1 until Opening Day. 

Here’s a look at the stories we’ve published so far. 

orioles:

New at The Yard this season! Corned Beef Reuben: Sliced corned beef, grilled sauerkraut and Louie dressing served on marble rye

There is so much Maryland going on here.

orioles:

New at The Yard this season! Corned Beef Reuben: Sliced corned beef, grilled sauerkraut and Louie dressing served on marble rye

There is so much Maryland going on here.

Let’s just get the obvious out of the way: Ted Patterson, a former WBAL broadcaster, may have more Orioles memorabilia than you do.

Something to think about as you look outside this morning…

Two weeks until Opening Day. Two weeks until Opening Day. Two weeks until…

About 70 years ago, Oriole Park burned to the ground in Baltimore’s Abell neighborhood.

More info here.

baltimoresun:

Happy Valentine’s Day, hon. Downloadable versions here.

Figured we’d remind you about last year’s Baltimore-themed valentines too.

From Baltimore, with love: Happy Valentine’s Day hon. Downloadable versions here.

Ten days until pitchers and catchers report.

Until then, baseball came back to Baltimore this weekend (sort of) with FanFest.

Sorry, D.C.

On stands today: b's list of 100 reasons why Baltimore is better than D.C.