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This Week at The Yard

This Week at The Yard
August 27, 2018

MONDAY, AUGUST 27ORIOLES RBI NIGHT The Orioles will celebrate the 2018 Baltimore Orioles Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) season by recognizing the division champions and the 2018 Adam Jones O'mazing Orioles RBI Player Award recipient in a pregame ceremony. After an 8-week season with 36 different teams and more

MONDAY, AUGUST 27
ORIOLES RBI NIGHT
The Orioles will celebrate the 2018 Baltimore Orioles Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) season by recognizing the division champions and the 2018 Adam Jones O'mazing Orioles RBI Player Award recipient in a pregame ceremony. After an 8-week season with 36 different teams and more than 600 players, five teams won their respective championships: Baltimore Rattlers (10-12 baseball), Baltimore Rattlers (13-15 baseball), Essex Hitmen (16-18 baseball), Hampden Hons (10-14 softball), and Edreco Lady Eagles (14-18 softball).
HARLEY HARTMAN (10-14 Baltimore Lady Rattlers softball team) will receive the 2018 Adam Jones O'mazing Orioles RBI Player Award prior to throwing out the ceremonial first pitch. Modeled after the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association's Heart & Hustle Award, the "Adam Jones O'mazing Orioles RBI Player Award" was developed last year to recognize an active Orioles RBI player who demonstrates a passion for the game of baseball and softball, dedication to community service, and commitment to academics. Orioles outfielder ADAM JONES will catch Hartman's ceremonial first pitch. The Orioles donated 1,000 tickets to all Baltimore Orioles RBI teams for Monday's game.
UMBC NIGHT
Students, alumni, and supporters of University of Maryland, Baltimore County will be in attendance on Monday to celebrate UMBC Night at Oriole Park, one of nearly a dozen University Nights this season. Ticket packages include a game ticket and a co-branded Orioles cap featuring UMBC's colors and logo. For a complete list of University Nights, or to purchase a ticket package, visit www.orioles.com/university.
ALUMNI AUTOGRAPH SERIES
Every Monday and Thursday home game, former Orioles players will sign autographs on Eutaw Street as part of the Orioles Alumni Autograph Series. BRIAN BASS, DON BUFORD, and TIM NORDBROOK will be on hand on Monday to meet fans and sign autographs from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. ET.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 28
P.L.A.Y. CLINIC AT ORIOLE PARK
Orioles outfielder TREY MANCINI, Orioles Head Athletic Trainer BRIAN EBEL, and members of the Orioles athletic training staff will welcome 100 local youth from the Y in Central Maryland to Oriole Park on Tuesday for the annual P.L.A.Y. Campaign Clinic. Promoting a Lifetime of Activity for Youth (P.L.A.Y.) is a public awareness campaign through the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS), in conjunction with the Taylor Hooton Foundation. The P.L.A.Y. campaign combats childhood obesity and promotes healthy living and decision-making among young people throughout the country. PBATS has partnered with the Ruderman Family Foundation and the National Down Syndrome Society to help bring awareness about the importance of the inclusion of kids with disabilities and Down Syndrome in sports and everyday life. As part of this partnership, the Orioles will be welcoming a dozen young people with Down Syndrome to participate. The Orioles will provide P.L.A.Y. clinic participants with tickets to attend Tuesday night's game.
ORIOLES TO HOST MAKE-A-WISH CHILD
On Tuesday, the Orioles will welcome VINCENT, an eight-year-old from Costa Mesa, Calif., to Oriole Park through Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic. Vincent, who has Leukemia, will fulfill his wish to meet the Baltimore Orioles. He will be given a tour of the ballpark, have his own locker and nameplate set up with a jersey and hat, and he will present the Orioles lineup card to the umpires prior to the game. 
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY NIGHT
The Orioles will welcome students, alumni, and supporters of Virginia Commonwealth University to celebrate VCU Night at Oriole Park on Tuesday night, the second of three University Nights this week. Ticket packages include a game ticket and a co-branded Orioles cap featuring VCU's colors and logo. For a complete list of University Nights, or to purchase a ticket package, visit www.orioles.com/university.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29
PREGAME CEREMONY: Homes for Wounded Heroes
The Orioles will welcome members from the Military Warriors Support Foundation, Wells Fargo, Walmart, and Snapple, to participate in a special pregame ceremony donating a mortgage-free home, courtesy of Wells Fargo, to STAFF SERGEANT JAE KIM, as part of the Homes for Wounded Heroes Program. Kim joined the United States Army in 2005 and was initially based at Fort Knox. Shortly after, his unit was deployed to Iraq to support combat operations. Still in the early days of his service to our country as a private first class, and on a mission, he was hit by an improvised explosive device. The Military Warriors Support Foundation, has given away over 800 homes nationwide to our nation's combat wounded heroes and gold star families.
COPPIN STATE UNIVERSITY NIGHT
As part of nearly a dozen University Nights at Oriole Park this season, the Orioles will welcome students, alumni, and supporters of Coppin State University on Wednesday. Ticket packages include a game ticket and a co-branded Orioles cap featuring Coppin State's colors and logo. For a complete list of University Nights, or to purchase a ticket package, visit www.orioles.com/university.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 31
PLAYERS' WEEKEND AUCTION
The Orioles auction to celebrate Players' Weekend will conclude on Friday at 10:00 p.m. ET. 2018 Players' Weekend nickname jerseys featuring select Orioles Alumni including MIKE BORDICK (BORDY), RICK DEMPSEY (DEMPER), BEN McDONALD (BIG BEN), BOOG POWELL (BOOG), and BRIAN ROBERTS (B-ROB), as well as Orioles Legends EDDIE MURRAY (STEADY EDDIE), JIM PALMER (CAKES), and BROOKS ROBINSON (BROOKS), are being autographed and auctioned at www.orioles.com/auctions to benefit the Maryland Food Bank.