The Orioles brought back 20 members of the first team to play at Camden Yards for this weekend’s 25th Anniversary celebration, which generated no small amount of nostalgia for fans at Friday’s luncheon and everyone at the news conference afterward.
Cal Ripken reminisced about how it felt to make the move from Memorial Stadium into the new ballpark.
“I don’t know if it was a big adjustment per se,’’ he said. “It seemed like the field condition was great at Memorial Stadium. We always had one of the best groundskeepers in the league and coming here, it was a continuation of that surface.
“It was exciting as all get-out to play in front of a...