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Brooks Robinson

For legendary Oriole Al Bumbry, memories stay alive at Timonium shop

For legendary Oriole Al Bumbry, memories stay alive at Timonium shop

While some dedicated baseball fans consider the festivities surrounding the Baltimore Orioles Opening Day as something close to a civic holiday in Charm City and its environs, the afternoon full of pageantry, a first pitch and a packed house at Oriole Park at Camden Yards is not for everyone.

Take, for instance, Al Bumbry, a member of the team for 13 of his 14 years in the major leagues and not someone who waxes poetic about the annual rite of spring, which this year is April 4 at Camden Yards.

For the Lutherville resident's tastes, there were just too many distractions to completely enjoy Opening Day.

"I couldn't even tell you how many of them I played in,"...

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