When it truly mattered, Gov. Wes Moore sat himself on the right side of the negotiation table. We’ll all remember two distinct images from the Great Orioles Lease Saga of 2023, both with Moore front and center. The difference between them spells out how much the first-year elected official evolved in just three months. In September, Moore was hopping with raised arms in the owner’s suite at Camden Yards, with team chairman and CEO John Angelos clapping just over his shoulder — celebrating a deal that did not actually have any binding effect.
Gov. Wes Moore learned a hard-won lesson in teamwork during Orioles lease negotiations
December 19, 2023