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Highlights and firsts from Orioles Opening Day at Camden Yards
Highlights and firsts from Orioles Opening Day at Camden Yards

Opening Day is a celebration of a new season, with looks back at previous successes and excitement for the future. Here are the highlights and firsts of Friday's home opener between the Orioles and the Toronto Blue Jays. Masters of ceremony: Jim Hunter handled most of the responsibilities during the 30-minute pregame ceremony, with a little help from MASN broadcaster Gary Thorne. Ceremonial first pitch: A week ahead of the 50th anniversary of his Orioles debut, pitching legend Jim Palmer threw out the ceremonial first pitch. The team gave him a custom cake shaped as a glove from SugarBakers in Catonsville, and the Orioles Reach foundation donated $50,000 to Autism Speaks to...

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