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Countdown: 25 most memorable games in Oriole Park at Camden Yards history

In advance of the 25th anniversary season of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in 2017, Orioles fans counted down to Opening Day with the unveiling of the top 25 most memorable games ever played at The Ballpark That Forever Changed BaseballTM on orioles.com and MASN. From all-time great games, to historic moments, to season-altering plays, the countdown is full of significant memories in Orioles history. Fans throughout Birdland had a chance to relive these exciting games leading up to the season-long 25th anniversary celebration of Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Game #25

6/3/97 Yankees at Orioles:

The Orioles comeback to beat the Yankees, 7-5 in 10 innings

Game #24

5/14/06 Royals at Orioles:

Trailing the Royals by three in the 9th, the Orioles rally for an 8-7 win on Mother's Day

Game #23

6/25/14 White Sox at Orioles:

Trailing 4-0 in the 8th, Nelson Cruz's grand slam ties the game and in the 12th, David Lough scores the winning run on a wild pitch

Game #22

7/15/96 Blue Jays at Orioles:

Trailing by three in the 9th, Bobby Bonilla hits a three-run, game-tying homer and Chris Hoiles hits a walk-off homer to win it

Game #21

9/12/14 Yankees at Orioles:

In the opener of a day-night doubleheader, the Orioles come back in the bottom of the 11th for a 2-1 win over the Yankees

Game #20

10/1/96 ALDS Game 1:

In the first ever postseason game played at Oriole Park, the Orioles defeat the Indians, 10-4

Game #19

7/14/12: Tigers at Orioles:

After Detroit scores three runs in the 9th to tie the game, the Orioles come back twice in extra-innings to win 8-6 on homer

Game #18

6/22/96 Royals at Orioles:

The Orioles score all five of their runs in the 9th on three homers to beat the Royals, 5-3

Game #17

10/8/12 Yankees at Orioles:

Game 2 of the American League Division Series against the Yankees was the Orioles' first postseason win since 1997

Game #16

5/30/97 Indians at Orioles:

Mike Mussina comes within two outs of perfection before settling for a one-hit shutout in beating Cleveland, 3-0

Game #15

9/28/07 Yankees at Orioles:

Melvin Mora surprises the Yankees with a two-out bases-loaded bunt single to score Tike Redman for the game-winning run

Game #14

9/6/96 Tigers at Orioles:

Baltimore has a memorable night at Oriole Park at Camden Yards as Eddie Murray hits his 500th career home run

Game #13

9/5/95 Angels at Orioles:

Cal Ripken ties the immortal Lou Gehrig with his 2,130th consecutive game played and the Orioles hit six home runs in an 8-0 win

Game #12

6/16/15 Phillies at Orioles:

The Orioles hit a club record eight home runs, scoring a season-high 19 runs, in a 19-3 win over the Phillies

Game #11

8/8/14 Cardinals at Orioles:

The Orioles celebrate their 60th anniversary with a 12-2 rout of the Cardinals

Game #10

3/31/03 Indians at Orioles:

On an Opening Day featuring sun, rain and snow, the Orioles outlast the Indians, 6-5, in 13 innings

Game #9

9/16/14 Blue Jays at Orioles:

With an 8-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays, the Orioles secure their ninth American League East division title in team history

Game #8

9/6/12: Yankees at Orioles:

On the night the club unveiled Cal Ripken Jr.'s sculpture, the Orioles defeated the New York Yankees, 10-6

Game #7

10/5/97 ALDS Game 4:

Mike Mussina beats Randy Johnson for the second time in the ALDS as the Orioles win Game 4, 3-1, and advance to the ALCS

Game #6

6/30/09 Red Sox at Orioles:

Down 10-1 in the 7th, the Orioles stage the biggest comeback in club history to beat the Red Sox, 11-10

Game #5

9/28/11 Red Sox at Orioles:

In the final game of the 2011 season, the O's make a 9th-inning comeback to defeat the Red Sox and keep them out of the playoffs

Game #4

4/6/92 Indians at Orioles:

In the first game at Camden Yards, Rick Sutcliffe throws a shutout against the Indians in a 2-0 Orioles win

Game #3

5/17/96 Mariners at Orioles:

With the Orioles trailing Seattle by three runs with two outs, Chris Hoiles hits a grand slam to beat the Mariners, 14-13

Game #2

10/3/14 Tigers at Orioles:

The Orioles rallied with four runs in the 8th inning to top the Tigers 7-6 in Game 2 of the American League Division Series

Game #1

9/6/95 Angels at Orioles:

Cal Ripken Jr. breaks Lou Gehrig's record by playing in his 2,131st straight game

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