Excited Orioles fans scoop up Spring Training season tickets


SARASOTA – The countdown to Spring Training is on. One month from today, January 13th, Orioles pitchers and catchers report to Sarasota.

Faithful Baltimore fans are extremely excited, scooping up their Spring Training tickets at Ed Smith Stadium. Hundreds lined up throughout the day to grab their season tickets. Some were big Orioles fans, others just a fan of the nice baseball weather.

Even though Saturday’s weather was a little chilly, it didn’t stop one fan from waiting in line since midnight.

“Getting first in line so you can get the seats. It’s a nice bunch of fellas down here…see who’s here. So it’s good, we’ve been doing now for a couple of years. I’m a fan of the Oriole’s… they’ve got a good team,” said Bill Hyde.

The 2018 season kicks of February 23rd against the Tampa Bay Rays. The Orioles box office will be open Monday thru Friday from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. through February 9th. After that, the box office will be open every day.

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Jennifer joined SNN in July of 2017. Born and raised in Mount Olive, New Jersey, she found her love for media as a lead anchor for her high school’s morning television program. She graduated from Castle High School in Newburgh, Indiana and extended her studies at the University of Tampa where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Film and Media Arts. In college she interned for FOX 13 and City of Tampa Television. Her future plans are to utilize her film-making skills to provide a unique rendition of storytelling. Her love for the sunshine, beach and local area made it an easy decision to stay in SWFL after graduation. In her free time, Jennifer can be found at the gym or exploring vegan restaurants. She loves to travel and expose herself to new environments. She is excited to embrace a brand new city while making introductions with the local community. She owes her successes to her supportive family, friends, and mentors.


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