12-08-09: Orioles Holiday Party for Kids
Here are photos from the 31st Orioles Annual Holiday Party.
It was quite a production with Jim Hunter as the emcee and Rick Dempsey dressed up as Santa Claus later on and followed in the hallowed tradition -- done in part by the late Elrod Hendricks -- of singing Christmas carols.
The players and coaches served lunch to the kids, while they -- as most are when they see a litany of food -- were as happy as could be. As well, later on during the event, the players joined along with kids and had some fun upstairs, enjoying the various games and arcade stuff. All in all, everyone -- especially the adults -- seemed to have a ball on Wednesday afternoon.I could not stay for the entire event; however, the Orioles.com and MASN's Kate Wheeler have reports on what took place...