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The Sun Remembers July 21-27

The Sun Remembers July 21-27

July 23, 1996: Construction begins on the Ravens' $200 million stadium at Camden Yards, which is due to open in 1998. "We will deliver a football stadium that will do for the NFL what Oriole Park has done for baseball," Maryland Stadium Authority chairman John A. Moag Jr. says at the groundbreaking ceremony. July 24, 1993: Bad knees and all, Orioles designated hitter Harold Baines beats out an infield chopper for his 2,000th career hit in a 9-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins at the Metrodome. "It wasn't one of my easier ones, but it was a hit," says Baines, 34, who grew up in St. Michaels. July 25, 1974: "I hate to quit playing football. The mind is...

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