As the afterglow from the Baltimore Orioles’ marvelous season subsides and scrutiny of the proposed stadium deal between the Orioles and the state intensifies, one thing is clear: In the staring contest between Orioles owner John Angelos and Maryland Gov. Wes Moore (D), Moore blinked first. Moore’s overeagerness to sign the Orioles to a long-term lease produced a non binding “memorandum of understanding” between the Orioles and the state that has drawn heavy criticism from multiple sources. For example, the editorial advisory board of the The Daily Record pulled no punches, labelling it a “bad deal.”
David Plymyer: Everyone makes mistakes. And the Orioles-Stadium Authority deal should be renegotiated.
November 6, 2023