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8-10-09 Oriole Park at Camden Yards

Since the Pirates are out of town for a week, and I’d like to snag my 500th career ball sometime in 2009, I decided that I needed to make a road trip or two this week.  My first stop would be Camden Yards in Baltimore.

I attended this game with two friends, one of whom is in the ballhawk league (Andrew). 

We arrived at 3:30 and got our tickets.  There are two gates that open at 5:00.  The Eutaw Street gate near the Babe Ruth statue…
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And the one on the opposite end, nearest to the right field foul pole. 
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Which didn’t happen.

We stayed l
ong enough to watch all of the batters from each team hit, and then left the game early.  We had a four hour + drive, and made it back home a bit after midnight.

Here are today’s baseballs:
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And the sweet spots:
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STATISTICS:
Game:  3 balls (3 hit)
Season:  263 balls (137 hit, 84 thrown, 42 device)
Games: 56 games (5 of which didn’t have BP)
Average:  4.70 balls per game
Career:  429 balls
Streak:  71 consecutive games attended with at least 1 ball snagged.
Attendance:  14,688

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