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  • proper n. A player on the team Baltimore Orioles.


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  • After a meeting with DuPuy on Friday, Angelos 'opposition softened as negotiations centered on protecting his franchise and Maryland's investment in Oriole Park at Camden Yards, which is about 35 miles from Washington. - Expos set for relocation, finally

  • Now, for short, do you call it Oriole Park or Camden Yards?

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  • Peter Schmuck of the Baltimore Sun says that he may end up back in the broadcast booth, and here's what he ponders about the long-term Oriole southpaw ...


  • It amazes me the way so-called Oriole fans can be so down on their own team when it's been so obvious ever since Angelos had the good sense to bring in MacPhail that this team was about to undergo a refurbishing from the ground up.

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  • But she did catch "Oriole" (I thought it was funny)

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  • I think the newer term might be "Oriole" (Black on the outside and White on the inside).

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  • "Oriole" answered all the puzzles in the January number.

    St. Nicholas, Vol. 5, No. 5, March, 1878

  • Again, walking out on the bowsprit of the 'Oriole' while she stood watching me from the dock, I lost my balance and fell into the water.

    Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Winston Churchill

  • Again, walking out on the bowsprit of the 'Oriole' while she stood watching me from the dock,

    Richard Carvel — Complete

  • The partners remained superior in manner, though unable to conceal a natural resentment; they had adopted "Oriole" not out of a sentiment for the city of Baltimore, nor, indeed, on account of any ornithologic interest of theirs, but as a relic left over from an abandoned club or secret society, which they had previously contemplated forming, its members to be called "The Orioles" for no reason whatever.

    Gentle Julia


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