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Schmuck: Wondering where Orioles fans have gone for biggest home games of 2016

Schmuck: Wondering where Orioles fans have gone for biggest home games of 2016

The Orioles drew just 15,532 fans to Camden Yards on Monday night for the opener of a critical showdown series against the Toronto Blue Jays, a meager figure by any measure for a home team that has spent most of the 2016 season in first place.

If you want to know just how meager, consider that the woeful Philadelphia Phillies, who entered Wednesday 17 games out of first place in the National League East, drew 16,056 to Citizens Bank Ballpark on the same night with comparable weather.

Welcome to one of the great mysteries of the 2016 season — why a contending team with a loyal and recently rejuvenated fan following ranked 20th in the major leagues in average home...

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