Whether you’ve come to Baltimore to take in a game at one of our premier downtown stadiums or you’re a sports fanatic in town for a visit, you are in luck. Baltimore is a city that values sports, and we take great pride in our hometown teams, the Orioles and the Ravens. Whether you’re looking for tickets, tours or a sports-themed experience, we can help.
Baltimore is one of few cities in the United States with two professional sports stadiums within city limits. This means getting to the stadiums is much easier for visitors, and most attractions are within easy walking distance. If you're looking for tickets to see the Baltimore Orioles, click here to get a discounted price. After every Sunday home game this season, kids 14 and under can run the bases on the field.
Outside the entrance to Camden Yards on Eutaw Street, a statue of Baltimore-born Babe Ruth has stood for years. But in 2012, the Orioles decided to expand the collection of memorabilia to include bronze statues immortalizing six of the Orioles’ best players of all time. Frank Robinson, Earl Weaver, Jim Palmer, Eddie Murray, Cal Ripken, and Brooks Robinson were honored as part of the Orioles Legends Celebration Series to celebrate Oriole Park’s 20th anniversary. The sculptures are part of a public park area that is open to visitors free of charge on non-game days.
If you’re a diehard baseball fan, you already know Babe Ruth was born and raised in Baltimore, and that he was recruited by the manager of the Baltimore Orioles when he was 19 years old. In 1967, the community joined together to prevent Ruth’s historic birthplace from being demolished and converted it into the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum, a short walk from Camden Yards. Fans will enjoy a stop there to see remnants of Babe’s childhood, like his glove and jersey. Before heading to the museum, check out the Baltimore Harbor Pass for special bundled savings, including the Babe Ruth Birthplace.
The city’s sports fever extends beyond the stadiums. Don’t miss the many sports-themed bars and restaurants in Baltimore. Dempsey’s Brew Pub and Restaurant is a year-round eatery named for Rick Dempsey – a member of the Orioles Hall of Fame and the MVP of the 1983 World Series – and is located on Eutaw Street at Camden Yards. Pickles Pub, outside Camden Yards, is a can’t-miss on game days when it’s packed with fans of all teams. Pratt Street Ale House is home to Oliver Brewery and just a short walk from the stadiums.
The Aberdeen Ironbirds are a minor league team for the Orioles. The Ironbirds, owned by retired Oriole Cal Ripken Jr., play at Ripken Stadium, which is northeast of Baltimore. The stadium offers a more intimate experience as the seats are closer to the field, and interactive audience games often take place between innings. And you may spot the next major league all-star!
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