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Down-home charm revealed at Camden

Smalltimore is reflected in Oriole Park, the stadium that started the retro-design craze

Updated: June 16, 2009, 4:17 PM ET
By Eric Angevine | Special to ESPN SportsTravel

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BALTIMORE -- As we removed our caps for the national anthem, Ed Schott turned to me, mopping his brow.

"Listen for the 'O,'" he said.

I admit I was perplexed when the music started, but I soon found out what he meant. At the crescendo, as the words, "Oh, say, does that star-spangled banner yet wa-aaave?" were uttered, the orange-clad faithful in Oriole Park at Camden Yards roared out the initial vowel ...

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