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Sun Archives: When President George H.W. Bush and Queen Elizabeth took in an Orioles game at Memorial Stadium

Sun Archives: When President George H.W. Bush and Queen Elizabeth took in an Orioles game at Memorial Stadium

The passing of former President George H.W. Bush on Friday evening gives us cause to relive a moment when Baltimore was the center of media attention — and a seat of U.S. and British power.

In May 1991, then-President Bush and Queen Elizabeth II attended an Orioles game at old Memorial Stadium during the monarch’s visit to the states. Here are some excerpts from The Sun’s coverage, written by a host of reporters including Jean Marbella, David Simon, Kent Baker, Randi Henderson and David Ettlin….

O's give the queen a jolly good show

President Bush took the Queen of England out to the ballgame in Baltimore last night.

All that...

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