Events in Town Featuring the O’s

If you’ll be in town for the next few days, here are some events to consider attending:

Honoring the ‘Why Not’ 1989 Season: If you have time to go the Inner Harbor this Tuesday, the Orioles in conjunction with the ESPN Zone will be honoring the 20th anniversary of the Orioles’ “Why Not?” season, with a few of the stars who made it happen. Former Orioles Mike Devereaux, Larry Sheets, and Dave Johnson will answer fans’ questions and sign autographs as they relive the magic of that memorable season.

The event will be hosted by O’s broadcaster Tom Davis and will feature giveaways for fans. Everything kicks off at 7pm on Tuesday, Feburary 10th.

Babe Ruth’s Birthday Bash 2009: Join a lineup of local sports stars, including Baltimore Blast, Bullets, Colts, Orioles, Ravens, Maryland Terps and Olympic champions at Sports Legends Museum on February 6th to celebrate the 114th birthday of sport’s greatest star, Babe Ruth!

Birthday Bashers will also be invited to commemorate the 114th birthday of the great Bambino by joining WBAL’s Doug Roberts and MC Keith Mills in a rousing rendition of Happy Birthday!

Witness the presentation of the 3rd annual Babe Ruth Museum Community Service Award to 2009 recipient, Melvin Mora.

Special Guests include Maryland head football coach Ralph Friedgen and Terps basketball great Ernie Graham, Blast captain PJ Wakefield and Carlos Garcia, Bullets Mike Riordan and Walt Budko, Colts Toni Linhart, Jim Mutscheller and Rick Volk, Orioles Dick Hall, Joe Orsulak and Larry Sheets, Loyola basketball coach Jim Patsos, and members of UM’s national champion field hockey and soccer teams! Attendees will also enjoy special appearances by Olympians Katie Hoff, Jessica Long and Kimmie Meisner!

Ticket price includes admission to Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards, unlimited food and beverages, silent auction, door prizes and free parking at Camden Yards!

Price — $40 members, $55 non-members ($40 Ten or more tickets purchased together), $60 at the door

Tickets are available by phone at 410-727-1539 ext 0 or by mailing a check to the Babe Ruth Museum, 216 Emory Street, Baltimore, MD 21230.  Tickets can also be purchased online at the museum store.