About Oriole Park...
Located in downtown Baltimore, Oriole Park is a baseball-only facility and home to the Orioles since 1992. This urban ballpark is nestled in the heart of the city and serves as an integral part of the neighborhoods surrounding it. "The Ballpark That Forever Changed Baseball" seats more than 45,000 fans and has many fan-friendly attributes. Behind both bullpens, fans can find picnic areas to enjoy their favorite team.
- 337 feet down the left field line
- 376 feet in left center field
- 407 feet in center field
- 391 feet in right center field
- 320 feet down the right field line
- Fans yell “O” (for Orioles) in unison when “The Star-Spangled Banner” reaches “O Say does that star-spangled banner yet wave…”
- Home plate was moved back seven feet for the 2001 season, but returned to its original spot the next season because, as team officials said, the new layout “adversely affected the viewing angle of the batter’s eye.”
- Hidea Nomo threw the only no-hitter ever pitched in Oriole Park on April 4, 2001.
- Unique double-decked bullpens in left-center field.
- A red seat in left field marks the spot where Cal Ripken hit home run 278 in 1993, breaking Ernie Banks’ record for most home runs hit by a shortstop. Ripken hit the seat again in 1995 while playing in consecutive game number 2130, which tied Lou Gehrig’s record