An announced 44,568 attended the Orioles’ home opener in 1992. An estimated 44,568 left that first day at Camden Yards happy.
The games and seasons following that 2-0 win over the Cleveland Indians were, at times, trying. The club finished above .500 in five of its first six seasons after moving out of Memorial Stadium, but didn’t make the playoffs until 1996. After a hard-luck loss in the 1997 American League Championship Series, the Orioles went 14 years without a winning season.