O’s, Stadium Authority Look At Screen Replacement
Stadium Authority officials say irreplaceable parts in the video board at
Camden Yards have malfunctioned and it soon may not be able to show a full
The Sony JumboTron will be used for Tuesday’s game against the Washington
Nationals, but one rectangular segment could be blank.
Authority executive director Alison Asti says if a segment of the board fails
permanently, they might rent a temporary
replacement or carry on with an incomplete image.
The authority warned that the board could fail when the Orioles got a court
order to keep the agency from buying a screen, saying the authority was rushing
to buy a substandard product.
The Orioles want the authority to buy a larger, high-definition screen, but the
authority says the club must chip in.
Arbitration hearings on the matter are expected to start in late summer or