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The Defining Moment

The Defining Moment

I have covered Opening Day in Baltimore for many years and most of the days’ events have been the same for years and happen right on schedule. Fans arrive a few hours before the game, players are always announced and run down the orange carpet one at a time, both teams line the base paths for the National Anthem and the list continues. The one thing that can never be scheduled is the defining moment in the game that determines which team will win or lose. With the Orioles ahead 2-0 and pitcher Brad Brach being one pitch away from closing the door on the Twins in the ninth inning, I had my camera locked on him. I was expecting to capture his jubilant reaction on what I was hoping...

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