Ryan Freel

An Opening Day tribute to an Orioles superfan

An Opening Day tribute to an Orioles superfan

At some point today, probably a couple hours before the first pitch is thrown by Jake Arrieta in the 2013 home opener at Camden Yards, I will grab a copy of the Orioles’ daily game notes, and place them on the press box ledge in front of my work station.

They’ll stay there all game. Untouched. I assume I’ll do that for a chunk of games this season, just as a reminder.

The Orioles’ public relations staff puts a lot of time into creating those notes packets. And I’ll surely use another copy for my writing purposes Friday.

But one will stay on the ledge near me all game. And the PR staff will understand. Heck, some of them may do the same.

Because my untouched copy...