These birds are partial to Louisville timber. The Baltimore Orioles baseball team is a storied franchise of
Major League Baseball
, boasting seven American League pennants and three World Series titles (its last in 1983). Organized as the Milwaukee Brewers in 1901, the team became the St. Louis Browns the next year and moved to Baltimore in 1954. The team's roster has boasted such Hall of Fame talent as Jim Palmer, Cal Ripken, Jr., and Brooks Robinson. The Orioles organization also has a controlling interest in Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, a regional cable sports channel. Peter Angelos has controlled the team since 1993.