For over 30 years, the O’s were our default baseball team. So I think it’s okay if we share this photograph of the 1921 Baltimore Orioles. At the time, they were Class AA in the International League.

1921 Baltimore Orioles
1921 Baltimore Orioles

Plus, this is a really amazing photo.

 

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Chain Bridge at the end of the Civil War (Library of Congress)

Why Is It Called Chain Bridge?

In 1872, Congress appropriated $100,000 for a bridge made of iron. Construction lasted until 1874, when it was rechristened "Chain Bridge" without chains.