An Evening With The '83 Orioles

Wednesday, November 14th at 6:00pm
Renaissance Harborplace Hotel Downtown Baltimore
202 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
United States

Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation and Sports Boosters of Maryland announced their latest special event, An Evening with the ‘83 Orioles, to commemorate and celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the 1983 World Series Champion Baltimore Orioles. The gala will take place on Wednesday, November 14 at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Downtown Baltimore from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Fans are invited to join in the festivities with members of the 1983 team, including:

  • Infielder Eddie Murray
  • Pitcher Jim Palmer
  • Outfielder and Designated Hitter Ken Singleton
  • Pitcher Tippy Martinez
  • Pitcher Scott McGregor
  • Outfielder John “T-Bone” Shelby
  • Outfielder Gary Roenicke
  • Outfielder Tito Landrum
  • Catcher John Stefero
  • Pitcher Bill Swaggerty
  • Outfielder Benny Ayala
  • Outfielder Dan Ford
  • Pitcher Storm Davis
  • Trainer Richie Bancells (Rochester Red Wings in ‘83)

Former Orioles broadcaster Fred Manfra and other VIPs will be on hand for the celebration.

The evening will kick off with a cocktail hour at 6:00 p.m. during which guests will have the opportunity to meet and mingle with players and VIPs. A “parade of champions” will take place at 7:00 p.m., followed by a seated dinner with wine service. Silent and live auction items will also be available throughout the evening. Beginning at 8:00 p.m., highlights of the ‘83 season will be shown as various players take the mic to share stories, memories and sentiments from the championship season.

“In serving as the Orioles museum and archives since 1983, the year of our last World Series Championship, we are thrilled to co-host this Gala reunion of one of the greatest teams in Orioles history,” said Mike Gibbons, Director Emeritus and Curator with the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation.

“Like the Orioles, the Sports Boosters of Maryland have been a part of Baltimore since the 1950s. With grants for programs promoting self-awareness and teamwork through sports, we have served children of Central Maryland for 68 years,” said Gary Lenet, President, Sports Boosters of Maryland. “We are proud to co-host the ‘83 Reunion Gala commemorating one of the most important years in Orioles history.”

Tickets are available online now for $150 per single ticket and various amenities are available at the sponsor levels. Proceeds will benefit Sports Boosters of Maryland’s youth programs and the Babe Ruth Birthplace Foundation.