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An Empty Camden Yards is an Eerie Place for a Baseball Game


One of the most bizarre games in Baltimore Orioles history was played in front of nobody.

The announced attendance for Wednesday’s game between the Orioles and Chicago White Sox was zero as Camden Yards was closed to the general public due to the ongoing civil unrest in Baltimore.

Though the game was closed to fans, it was open to the broadcast teams and other media members.

The sights and sounds of the game were ranged from humorous to downright eerie. Here’s a quick look:

Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis hit a fourth-inning home run that reverberated through the empty stadium. Inside the stadium, the call from Gary Thorne of MASN could be heard from the booth where WGN's Hawk Harrelson was on the call for the White Sox.

At one point, Thorne was having enough fun to invoke Jim Nantz calling the Masters on this Adam Davis double.