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After 20 years owning Orioles, Peter Angelos' legacy still evolving
After 20 years owning Orioles, Peter Angelos' legacy still evolving

When the Orioles were sold 20 years ago today for $173 million at a bankruptcy auction in New York City, the sense was that the cavalry had come to rescue its community treasure. Leading the charge of well-heeled Maryland investors was Baltimore attorney and self-made billionaire Peter G. Angelos — the champion of the little guy who was going to make sure interlopers wouldn't take off in the dark of night with the storied franchise, the way Robert Irsay had done with the beloved Colts years before. Two decades later, the Orioles have remained an integral part of the city, playing 80-plus games a year in their jewel of a stadium, Oriole Park at Camden Yards. But over the...

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