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Humidor

Description

Sterling silver humidor presented to Clarence W. Miles (1897-1977) following the move of the former St. Louis Browns to Baltimore. Miles was the first president and chairman of the board of the Baltimore Orioles after his efforts brought a baseball team to the city in 1954. The humidor, engraved with the names of different members of the Orioles organization, commemorated the first home game of the team, which took place on April 15, 1954 at Memorial Stadium against the Chicago White Sox in front of 46,000 fans. The Orioles won 3-1.

Date

1954-04-15

Materials

Sterling silver, wood

Dimensions

12.5 x 9 x 3.6 inches

Resource ID

239

Credit Line

Estate of Mr. Clarence W. Miles

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.