Head Coach: Brandon Hyde
Team Mascot: The Oriole Bird
Year Opened: 1992
City / State: Baltimore / Maryland
Rivalries & Top Games to Attend
The Battle of the Beltways
Rival Team: Nationals
The interleague series between the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals is dubbed the Beltway Series because of the the states. The feud between the two teams started off the field but still make for some of the best games on the schedule.
Orioles vs Red Sox
Rival Team: Boston Red Sox
The Orioles have a fierce rivalry with the Boston Red Sox. The two AL East rivals have been battling it out since the inception of the American League, and things have been even tenser between the two since the Orioles moved to Baltimore in 1954. Orioles fans flat out hate the Red Sox, and you’ll be in for a good time when these two AL East rivals face off on the diamond.
Orioles vs Yankees
Rival Team: New York Yankees
Similar to the Orioles rivalry with the Red Sox, their rivalry with the Yankees goes way back as well. Orioles fans absolutely hate the Yankees and with good reason as some of their club’s worst moments have come against the Yankees including the infamous Jeffrey Maier incident. The atmosphere will be palpable when attending an Orioles-Yankees game late in the season, so don’t miss it when the Yanks come to town.
Orioles vs Blue Jays
Rival Team: Toronto Blue Jays
The Orioles and Blue Jays have been rivals since the Jays inception in 1977. The two have engaged in several AL East pennant races over the years, and recently the two squared off in the AL Wild Card. Circle the Blue Jays games on the schedule as you’ll be in for a treat when attending an O’s-Jays game.