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Sports in Maryland

This guide provides an introduction to the UM Libraries' Special Collections resources available related to the topic of Sports in Maryland.

Suggested Subject Headings

Use these subject terms when searching the University of Maryland Library online catalog. Select "Subject beginning with..." on the drop-down menu. Then enter one of the terms below.


  • Baltimore Orioles (Baseball team)

  • Baltimore Orioles (Baseball team)--History

  • Barney, Rex

  • Baseball--Maryland--Baltimore--History

  • Oriole Park at Camden Yards (Baltimore, Md.)

  • Ripken, Cal

  • Robinson, Brooks

  • Robinson, Frank

  • Ruth, Babe

  • Stadiums--Maryland--Baltimore

Visual Resources

Sports are a major part of daily newspaper coverage.  The Baltimore News American Photograph collection features a variety of sports images from across Maryland, including the basketball, baseball, football, lacrosse, horse racing, and many others. 

Images of individual athletes, spectators, and action shots of the games that were used by the newspaper staff cover Maryland sports on all levels, from collegiate to professional teams.   

Online Resources

Browse this list of websites and digitized materials for more information on the Baltimore Orioles.

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