This weekend at The Yard

Highlights for this weekend's games at Camden Yards.

August 9th, 2018

FRIDAY, AUGUST 10 ORIOLES HALL OF FAME LUNCHEON

The 2018 Orioles Hall of Fame weekend will begin with a luncheon at Oriole Park hosted by the Oriole Advocates, honoring former Orioles second baseman BRIAN ROBERTS, as well as long-time Orioles Radio Network broadcaster, FRED MANFRA, this year's Herb Armstrong Award winner. Media availability for Roberts and Manfra will take place from 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. on the fourth floor of the Warehouse at Oriole Park on Friday. This will be the only scheduled media availability for the inductees. Roberts and Manfra will be joined by fellow Orioles Hall of Famers BRADY ANDERSON, RICHIE BANCELLS, MIKE BORDICK, AL BUMBRY, RICK DEMPSEY, BILL HUNTER, TIPPY MARTINEZ, SCOTT McGREGOR, B.J. SURHOFF, and JULIE WAGNER at Friday's luncheon, which is scheduled to begin at noon.

FRIDAY FIREWORKS & MUSIC AT AMERICA'S BALLPARK

The Orioles will host "Friday Fireworks & Music at America's Ballpark," presented by The Hartford, featuring a postgame, on-field musical performance from upcoming singer and songwriter CARTER FAITH JONES. A native of Davidson, N.C., Jones started performing live at age 12, and started writing original songs at 15. She recently attended the highly-selective GRAMMY Camp in Nashville, Tenn., where she performed some of her songs at the iconic Bluebird Café. She was also a featured performer in Charlotte's televised 2016 Thanksgiving Day Parade. Jones will be attending Belmont University (Tenn.) this coming fall as part of their songwriters program. She will also perform the national anthem prior to the game and will be available for interviews upon request.

BIRDLAND COMMUNITY HERO: Chief Roman Clark Sr.

CHIEF ROMAN CLARK SR., a 41-year veteran of the Baltimore City Fire Department, will be honored as Friday's Birdland Community Hero for his passion and dedication for helping and serving the citizens of Baltimore. Chief Clark currently serves as the Aide to the Chief of the Fire Department, a position he has held under the past five Fire Chiefs. Prior to his current appointment, Chief Clark has served as a firefighter/EMT, Lieutenant, and Fire Captain. The Orioles will make a $2,500 donation to the Baltimore City Fire Foundation, Inc.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11 ORIOLES HALL OF FAME CEREMONY

The newest Orioles Hall of Fame inductees, BRIAN ROBERTS and FRED MANFRA, will be honored in a pregame ceremony beginning at 6:30 p.m., prior to the 7:05 game against the Boston Red Sox. Orioles Hall of Famers in attendance will include Anderson, Bancells, Bordick, Bumbry, Dempsey, Martinez, McGregor, Wagner, CHRIS HOILES, and BOOG POWELL, along with National Baseball Hall of Famers and Orioles Special Advisors, EDDIE MURRAY and BROOKS ROBINSON.

JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY NIGHT

Students, alumni, and supporters of James Madison University will be in attendance on Saturday to celebrate James Madison University 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 JMU's colors and logo. For a complete list of University Nights, or to purchase a ticket package, visit www.orioles.com/university.



EXCLUSIVE ORIOLES CARD PACK

All fans attending the 7:05 p.m. game on Saturday will receive an Exclusive Orioles Card Pack, presented by Topps, which includes a card of Orioles Hall of Famer, BRIAN ROBERTS.

BIRDLAND COMMUNITY HERO: Briah Barksdale

BRIAH BARKSDALE will be honored as Saturday night's Birdland Community Hero, for bringing messages of kindness to peers, teachers, and strangers alike. Barksdale, who graduated from Glen Burnie High School in the spring, brought her message of kindness to her classmates through a capstone project, "The Kindness Campaign," for the school's BioMedical Allied Health program. Barksdale began the process during her junior year by organizing events and competitions to promote kindness and leaving notes of support for classmates throughout the school. She will be attending University of Maryland, Baltimore County in the fall where she will study biology as part of the Meyerhoff Scholars Program. The Orioles will make a $2,500 donation to the Rotary Club of Glen Burnie Foundation.

MAMIE JOHNSON LITTLE LEAGUE PREGAME CEREMONY

The Orioles will welcome the Mamie Johnson Little League team from Washington, D.C., the first predominantly African American team to reach the Mid-Atlantic Regional tournament, at Oriole Park on Sunday. The team will be recognized on the field prior to the game, as well as meet Orioles outfielder ADAM JONES, who helped to fund the team's transportation to the regional championship in Bristol, Conn. KEITH BARNES, President of the Mamie Johnson Little League, will also throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

RETRO TALKING ALARM CLOCK

On Sunday, all fans 14 and under will receive a Retro Talking Alarm Clock presented by United Concordia Dental, with a prerecorded message from the longtime voice of the Orioles Radio Network JOE ANGEL.

BIRDLAND COMMUNITY HERO: Meg Ducey

The Orioles will recognize MEG DUCEY, Director of Development and Marketing at the Franciscan Center, Inc., as Sunday's Birdland Community Hero. For more than five years, Ducey has devoted her time to reducing hunger and increasing self-sufficiency in Baltimore by providing programming designed to help people in crisis achieve stability, and empower them with the tools and resources necessary to built self-sufficient lives at the Franciscan Center. The Orioles will make a $2,500 donation to the Franciscan Center as part of the program.

MILITARY APPRECIATION PROGRAM

Military members from The USO will enjoy the game in a suite, experience a meet-and-greet with CHRIS DAVIS, and receive a t-shirt and cap as part of the Orioles' Military Appreciation Sunday Suite Program, presented by T. Rowe Price.

KIDS RUN THE BASES EVERY SUNDAY

Sundays are family days at the ballpark, when all fans ages 4-14 will be able to participate in a postgame Kids Run the Bases Every Sunday, presented by Weis Markets.