Orioles to hold public ceremony for Earl Weaver on April 20 at 2 p.m.



plan to hold a “public celebration of life” for former manager

Earl Weaver


Camden Yards

on April 20 at 2 p.m., the team announced Tuesday.

The Hall of Famer died in January at the age of 82.


The event, called “A Celebration of Earl,” is scheduled to include a video tribute and several guest speakers, including former Orioles players

Brooks Robinson


Frank Robinson

and Rick Dempsey, as well as current Orioles manager

Buck Showalter


Baseball Hall of Fame

president Jeff Idelson, and Earl's son Mike Weaver.

Gates A and H will open at 1 p.m. for the event, and complimentary parking will be available in Lot B/C. The program is free.

Once the event has concluded, the ballpark will be closed, and it will reopen at 5 p.m. for that night's game against the

Los Angeles Dodgers