Originally posted on Big League Stew  |  Last updated 11/15/11
Best news ever or ... best news ever? After more than two decades of losing when getting their serious orinthology on, the Baltimore Orioles are returning to this updated version of the cartoon bird that adorned their caps during the franchise's greatest period. See ya, quaint-looking oriole. Welcome back, bird that adorned the caps of Baltimore's three World Series winners. From MLB.com: The new bird takes elements from both the 1970 and '83 versions and replaces the ornithologically-correct bird that was previously on the team's road and home caps. The look marks the first time since 1988 that the cartoon bird symbol will be part of the team's official uniform. Joining the new caps will be the orange jerseys, which were last worn during the inaugural season of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in 1992. As one commenter on Orioles Insider noted when this news was first rumored, the return of the cartoon bird won't mean much unless Dan Duquette and Buck Showalter are able to complete a r...
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