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Baltimore Ravens: Fun Facts, History, and Resources For Gameday

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Fun Facts about Baltimore Ravens

Who is the head coach for the Baltimore Ravens?
John Harbaugh

Who is the defensive coach for the Baltimore Ravens?
Greg Mattison

Who is the special teams coach for the Baltimore Ravens?
Jerry Rosburg

Who owns the Baltimore Ravens?
Steve Bisciotti

How many Super Bowls have the Baltimore Ravens won?
Two
Super Bowl XXXV (2000)
Super Bowl XLVII (2013)

Who is the mascot for the Baltimore Ravens?
Raven named “Poe”

What are the Baltimore Ravens team colors?
Black, Purple, Gold, White

Who designed the Baltimore Ravens logo?
The first logo was used from 1996 through 1998 and was likely stolen from Frederick E. Bouchat, who had faxed a sketch to the Maryland Stadium Authority when he found out that Baltimore had been assigned an NFL team. He was not credited with the design, however. It is not known who designed the new Ravens logo that has been in use since 1999.

Fun Facts about Baltimore Ravens Stadium

What is the Baltimore Ravens stadium called?
M&T Bank Stadium

How many seats are in Baltimore Ravens stadium?
71,008

What is the address of Baltimore Ravens stadium?
1101 Russell Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

When was Baltimore Ravens stadium built?
1996-1998

History of the Baltimore Ravens

Where did Baltimore Ravens get their name and why are they called it?
The Ravens are named after the poem The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe, who was a longtime resident of the city of Baltimore.

What players from the Baltimore Ravens are in the Football Hall Of Fame?
26 Rod Woodson 1998-2001 Inducted in 2009

What numbers have been retired by Baltimore Ravens?
None

Top 5 Players of all time for the Baltimore Ravens

5. Jamal Lewis – Running Back – Breaking many records while playing for the Baltimore Ravens, Jamal Lewis rushed for over 1,300 yards during his first season with the team. In 2003, he came within 39 yards of setting an all time single season rushing record, when he rushed for 2,066 yards.
As a Raven:
91 Games Played
1,822 Attempts
7,801 Yards
45 Touchdowns

4. Earnest Byner – Running Back – Byner was a Cleveland Brown, a Washington Redskin and a Baltimore Raven before he began his coaching career. As a player, he was a two-time Pro Bowl pick and Super Bowl XXVI Champion. His career ended with 512 receptions, 8,261 rushing yards on 2,095 carries and 56 touchdowns.
All Time:
8,261 Rushing Yards
56 Touchdowns

3. Peter Boulware – Linebacker – Boulware was a four-time Pro Bowl Selection, an All-Pro selection, the 1997 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year, Super Bowl Champion in the XXXV game and he has been inducted into the Ravens Ring of Honor. All these were accomplished during his career long plays with the Baltimore Ravens, which lasted from 1997 until 2005.
All Time:
126 Games
493 Tackles
70 Sacks
26.5 Tackles for Loss

2. Jonathan Ogden – Offensive Tackle – Ogden played his entire NFL career with the Baltimore Ravens, from 1996 until 2007. During this time, Ogden was an eleven-time Pro Bowl selection, a six-time First-Team All-Pro selection, a two-time Second-Team All-Pro selection and a Super Bowl Champion.
All Time:
177 Games Played
176 Games Started
10 Fumble Recoveries

1. Michael McCrary – Defensive Lineman – McCrary was a Seattle Seahawk before joining the Baltimore Ravens from 1997 until 2002. He was a Super Bowl Champion and a two-time Pro Bowl selection.
All Time:
136 Games
404 Tackles
71 Sacks

Game Day and Travel Information

Holiday Inn Express Baltimore at the Stadiums
1701 Russell Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 727-1818
website

Hilton Baltimore
401 West Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
(443) 573-8700
website

Scarborough Fair Bed and Breakfast
801 S Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 837-0010
website

Best Restaurants in the Area or Restaurants Owned By The Ravens Players or Coaches

Mothers Federal Hill Grille
1113 South Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 244-8686

http://www.mothersgrille.com/

Tony’s Grill
701 Washington Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 234-9930

Corks Restaurant
1026 S. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
(410) 752-3810

http://www.corksrestaurant.com/

Tailgating Rules (According to M&T Bank Stadium’s Website)

How to Make Your Tailgate More Comfortable

  • Bring plenty of chairs so people aren’t left standing
  • If the weather is warm, put up a tent so it doesn’t get too hot
  • Make sure the food fits the weather (i.e. chili when it’s cold or ice cold drinks when it’s hot)
  • Avoid setting up in the middle of the parking lot so your party won’t be interrupted by passing cars

How to Keep Your Tailgate Clean

  • Have plenty of trash bags on hand
  • Provide napkins for people to clean themselves with after eating
  • Avoid messy foods like saucy wings, which seem to get all over your face and hands no matter what!
  • If you’re handling meats, be sure to bring hand sanitizer

How to Not Be Wasteful When Tailgating

  • Bring food in Tupperware so it’s easy to pack up and take home when finished
  • Provide smaller portioned foods so people won’t eat half and then dispose of it
  • Keep your meats wrapped and separate from other food items until you’re ready to cook
  • Designate a bag for recycling

How to Make Your Tailgate Fun

  • Bring games to play like Cornhole and Ladder Ball
  • Get the music pumping to get your tailgate jumping
  • Cook-up some Baltimore favorites so you always have the home-field advantage
  • Have a “Ray Lewis Entrance” dance off

How to Make Friends While Tailgating

  • Clean-up your area when you are finished
  • Bring extra food and drinks to share with your new friends.
  • Don’t throw footballs too close to the grills
  • Display your Ravens pride throughout your tailgate

Items allowed in the stadium

  • Nothing larger than a freezer-sized zip-lock clear bag
  • Diaper bags (with a child of appropriate age)
  • Blankets, tarps, coats/jackets, binoculars and camera cases; fanny packs
  • Small purses, however any purse and its contents must fit into a space no bigger than 1 cubic foot (12 x 12 x 12) in size. No exceptions.
  • Small, personal cameras with a lens 6 inches or shorter

Prohibited items in the stadium

  • Backpacks
  • Tote Bags
  • Large Purses
  • Grocery-type bags
  • Plastic bags
  • Beverages
  • Coolers/Thermoses
  • Bottles (plastic or glass)
  • Cans
  • Containers/Flasks
  • Air Horns
  • Horns of any kind
  • Cowbells
  • Artificial noise makers
  • Whistles
  • Laser pointers/pens
  • Umbrellas
  • Flag/banner poles
  • Weapons or dangerous objects
  • Video Cameras
  • Cameras with a lens 6 inches in length or longer
  • Camera monopods and tripods
  • Rubber Coated Oversized Hands
  • Footballs or Balls of any kind

Resources about The Baltimore Ravens

Baltimore Ravens
website

ESPN Baltimore Ravens
website

Sports Illustrated Baltimore Ravens
website

M&T Bank Stadium
website

NFL.com Baltimore Ravens Team Page
website