Baltimore hosts the Major League Baseball All-Star Game for the first time in 1958. 48,000 fans, most in white shirts, crowd Memorial Stadium for the game. Managers Fred Haney of the National League and Casey Stengel of the American League pose for cameras. With game tied 3-3 in the sixth inning, American League gets two men on base after National League mishandles infield roller by Ted Williams. Yankee Gil McDougald (seen in closeup) hits a bloop single to score Frank Malzone and put American League ahead 4-3, which would be the final score. Baltimore fans cheer Oriole pitcher Billy O'Dell, who pitched a scoreless final three innings to earn a save. Del Crandall of Milwaukee Braves pops up for the final out.
The Baltimore Colts and Los Angeles Rams play a game of football at Baltimore Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore continues its headlong gallop towards the Western Division title. Huge crowd gathered to watch the match.
The 35th running of the Futurity Race,at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. Horses leave the gate as the Futurity begins at the Pimlico Race Course. Spectators cheer their horses. A man watches the race through his binoculars. The winner is Jules Reward, ridden by jockey Willie Shoemaker.
Baltimore riots in the wake of Martin Luther King's assassination in 1968. A busload of men, arrested during rioting in Baltimore, are bused to the Baltimore City Courthouse, on Calvert Street, where they unload, single-file, with hands held over their heads, and enter the courthouse, under armed guard by Federal (or Federalized) troops. Spectators fill the sidewalks to watch the goings on. Brief closeup of soldier wearing helmet and carrying rifle with fixed bayonet. Soldiers form a cordon around the line of prisoners as they walk into the courthouse. Two civilian officials follow the prisoners into the courthouse. Closeup of a Baltimore City policeman holding a Remington 870 Police Magnum shotgun. He smiles for the camera. Army troops are in the background. Closeup of the bus with some prisoners at the windows (apparently having reboarded the bus). Army troops begin moving spectators away from the courthouse entrance.
U.S. President Harry S. Truman dedicates Friendship International Airport in Anne Arundel County Maryland, United States, south of Baltimore. Aerial view of the new airport. A sign on a terminal building reads 'Friendship International Airport'. President Truman disembarks from an aircraft together with Baltimore Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro, Jr., and is greeted by officials. He reviews an honor guard. A crowd seated during the dedication ceremony. The President speaks into a microphone and gives a short address (sound is present in clip for this portion). (The airport was later renamed Baltimore/Washington International Airport, and subsequently, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Also known as BWI.)
Activities of the United States Army after the Baltimore Riots in Baltimore, Maryland. The city of Baltimore. Normal street traffic. View of a building and flag of the United States on it. Soldiers stand guard outside the building. A car parked outside. Views of the residential area of the city.