If you are a sports enthusiast you will not be disappointed in Baltimore, Maryland. The city hosts several professional sports teams, horse racing and multiple college teams. Whatever your taste in sports you cannot go wrong in Baltimore. One place to find a listing of the sports events in the area is on the city’s website. The site provides links to the various teams in the city and information about each.
If you are interested in professional sports you can choose from football, baseball, soccer and even the Preakness Stakes horse racing. The city is home to the Baltimore Ravens football team which took residence in the city in 1996. According to the city’s website the teams mascots are named Edgar, Allen, and Poe after the master himself. The history is that this particular piece of work was penned in the city, so what better way to honor the author. If baseball is your sport then look no farther than the Baltimore Orioles. This professional sports team was the starting point for the legendary Babe Ruth before he became part of the Red Sox. History shows that baseball has been a major part of this city since 1882 and to this day the city cherishes its Birds. If you are more into college sports the town has got you covered there as well with games from a variety of colleges and universities in the area.
If horse racing is more your style then the Preakness Stakes, which has been around since 1873, can provide a great deal of entertainment. Every year the race brings together a variety of events to support the big race on the third Saturday of May. Plan your trip during this time and you can participate in a variety of festivals, concerts and other events that surround the race.
No mater what your taste in sports there is a little something for everyone in Baltimore. Come have a ball in this fabulous city.