Adam Jones will be honored in a pregame ceremony on-field as the Orioles 2014 recipient of the MLB Players Association Heart and Hustle Award. One player from each Major League team is chosen, by committees of former players, based on the passion, desire, and work ethic demonstrated both on and off the field. The overall league winner will be announced Nov. 18.
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The Orioles, along with the Orioles Wives, Oriole Advocates, WJZ-TV and the Maryland Food Bank will hold their 28th annual Food and Funds Drive at Oriole Park at Camden Yards July 11-13, during the Orioles' series with the New York Yankees. Members of these groups will collect non-perishable food items and monetary donations from fans at each entrance from the time gates open until the middle of the second inning during games this weekend.
The drive benefits soup kitchens, food pantries and emergency shelters throughout Maryland. Von Paris Moving and Storage will pick up and deliver all items donated. Fans who cannot attend the games can donate food online at www.mdfoodbank.org/orioles.
Join Sarasota's home team at the 4th Annual OriolesREACH Birdland Golf Classic -- a day-long golf outing at the beautiful Laurel Oak Country Club to benefit the Miracle League of Manasota. Play along with current and former Orioles players and coaches, participate in a silent auction and enjoy a day of fun and relaxation as you help OriolesREACH assist deserving children in the area.
The 5th Annual Casey Cares 5K at Oriole Park at Camden Yards takes place on Saturday, August 2 at 8 a.m. Nick Markakis, and his wife, Christina, will serve as Race Ambassadors. The 3.1 mile run/walk begins at Oriole Park at Camden Yards and ends on the field. Runners will receive a race shirt, race packet and refreshments. Race winners in each age group will be proudly announced in a pregame ceremony.
The Orioles 60th Anniversary Luncheon, presented by the Oriole Advocates and honoring members of the Orioles Hall of Fame, will be held Friday, August 8, beginning at noon in the Warehouse at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. More than 20 Orioles Hall of Famers are expected to attend the luncheon, including Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson, Eddie Murray, Rick Dempsey, Jim Gentile, Milt Pappas, Don Buford, Ken Singleton, Mike Boddicker, Doug DeCinces and others. The luncheon will include a question and answer session with the players and coaches, a silent auction, raffles and door prizes.
That night, the Orioles will host the St. Louis Cardinals at 7:05 p.m. Following the game, a fireworks and laser show will be presented featuring highlights of the Orioles' 60-year history and the introduction of the Orioles Hall of Fame members.
On Monday, August 11, from 11:00 a.m. to noon, Jonathan Schoop will sign autographs and greet fans at the Orioles Team Store at the York Galleria Mall in York, PA. The event is free of charge and open to the public.
In an effort to help further support BARCS' efforts to find safe homes for dogs and cats in the area, Orioles players J.J. HARDY, TOMMY HUNTER, DAVID LOUGH, BUD NORRIS, CHRIS TILLMAN and MATT WIETERS will appear at BARCS (301 Stockholm Street) for an autograph signing from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on August 12. Fans must purchase a calendar at the event in order to receive an autograph, and fans attending the event may park for free in Lot D on the south side of M&T Bank Stadium.
The Oriole Advocates will conduct their 2014 Cardboard to Leather™ collection at Oriole Park, presented by Legg Mason. The Oriole Advocates created the program in 1992 to provide new and used baseball and softball equipment to underprivileged youth in developing countries. Since the program started, the Oriole Advocates have distributed tons of equipment to youth baseball players throughout the world in places such as Afghanistan, Aruba, Belgrade, Belize, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Venezuela. Fans are encouraged to bring new or gently used baseball equipment to the Orioles game on Saturday to be used in this year's distribution. Financial donations will also be accepted to help with shipping costs.
The Oriole Advocates Charitable Foundation will also conduct a silent auction of sports memorabilia at the game on Saturday, on the lower concourse near Gate E. Fans will have the chance to bid on baseballs, photos, bats, and jerseys autographed by current Orioles stars including CHRIS DAVIS, RYAN FLAHERTY, MIGUEL GONZALEZ, J.J. HARDY, TOMMY HUNTER, BRIAN MATUSZ, BUCK SHOWALTER, CHRIS TILLMAN and MATT WIETERS. Funds raised from the auction will be used to support the Cardboard to Leather Program™, which this year will provide baseball equipment to players in Mexico, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, and other Latin and Central America countries. Bids will be accepted from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
The Orioles will host LUNGevity Foundation's Breathe Deep Baltimore, a walk to raise funds and awareness for lung cancer in memory of Orioles' late Public Relations Director, Monica Pence Barlow, on September 20 at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
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