By Times staff writer
© St. Petersburg Times
published May 19, 2002
As thousands of Little League players strolled around the field at Camden Yards, their parents were captivated by what was being televised on the scoreboard. The Preakness, run at nearby Pimlico, was broadcast from start to finish and drew cheers from the crowd when War Emblem won the second leg of the Triple Crown.
TODAY: RAYS AT ORIOLES
WHEN/WHERE: 1:35 p.m.; Camden Yards, Baltimore.
PITCHERS: Rays -- Travis Harper (0-1, 4.09); Orioles -- Scott Erickson (3-3, 4.09).
TV/RADIO: Ch.32; WFLA-AM 970.
WORTH NOTING: Harper made his major-league debut against the Orioles on Aug.4, 2000. He allowed seven runs on eight hits in 2 2/3 innings. Erickson is 2-4 with a 4.62 ERA against the Rays since 1999.
RAYS TICKETS: Available at Tropicana Field box office, through all Ticketmaster outlets, online at devilrays.com or ticketmaster.com, and the Rays Dugout Store at WestShore Plaza. Beach tickets ($5 for adults, $2 for children and seniors) go on sale two hours before home games.
INFORMATION: Call toll-free 1-888-FAN-RAYS.
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