In Baltimore, many sports bars are home to a plethora of sports memorabilia, making them full of the greatest moments in local sports history!
Baltimore is home to plenty of sports bars that are full of sports memorabilia that will tickle any fan's fancy! Grip a bat held by baseball's "Iron Man"; get an up close look at the jerseys worn by former Ravens; and then wash it all down with an iced cold beer.
Turp's Sports Bar & Restaurant - 1317 N. Charles Street
[gallery size="large" columns="2" ids="832,833"] This hometown restaurant strives to give its visitors a place "where everybody knows your name". Flags are strewn from the ceiling, representing the University of Maryland, the Ravens and the Orioles. You will come across authenticated and signed memorabilia like Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco's rookie jersey, as well as a "2131" jersey – one of only 150 that were made to commemorate Ripken's consecutive winning streak and his 2007 induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
The Center Club's Orioles Pub - 100 Light Street
[gallery size="large" columns="2" ids="828,826"] Known for being an exclusive pub – only members are allowed – Orioles Pub features a ton of sports team memorabilia that ranges from the Orioles to the University of Maryland. Touch the worn bats that once belonged to former Orioles players Brooks Robinson and Cal Ripken Jr., or view newspaper clippings about homegrown athletes, like former tennis player Pam Shriver!
Nacho Mama's Towson - 2 W. Pennsylvania Avenue
[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="831,830"] Nacho Mama's most recent location in Towson opened in November of last year, and it certainly provides guests with a blast from the past. You'll come across Memorial Stadium's very last home plate signed by former Orioles catcher Chris Hoiles. The home plate is sunken into the restaurant's floor lobby and encased in glass with the stadium's original dirt. How is awesome is that? But that's not all! There are other Memorial Stadium artifacts preserved at Nacho Mama's, including its original food menu sign and stadium seating.
Mother's Federal Hill Grille - 1113 S. Charles Street
[gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="827,829"] Mother's Federal Hill location – one of three in Baltimore – is home to a room full of sports memorabilia. From signed bats by Brooks Robinson and Ripken to signed jerseys by former Ravens player Ray Lewis. Its orange and purple patios are popular for hosting Orioles and Ravens game day parties! Grab your baseball caps and jerseys, and head over to one of these incredible sports bars! You'll walk away with a new appreciation of the local sports history! Featured photo courtesy of the Baltimore Sun (Hall of Famers at The Center Club's Orioles Pub).