Fun Facts About The Ravens

Street Talk Fun Facts About The Ravens

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From Betting to Bands and Records to Mascots

If you are on this site, I am guessing that you are a mega fan of the one, the only, the amazing Baltimore Ravens? Am I right?

Am I also right in thinking that you also think you know everything that there is to know about your favorite team? WRONG!

We are here to provide you with some of the weirdest, most wonderful, trivia, facts, and figures that you can ever imagine. So, next time you tune in to watch your favorite team or head out with some buddies to watch it live, you can dazzle them with your thorough knowledge of the best football team around.

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So, without further ado, let us crack on with our list of the 10 very interesting facts about YOUR BALTIMORE RAVENS!

  1. Did you know that the first Baltimore Ravens game was on the 1st of September 1996? That is over twenty years ago! Impressive stuff!
  2. Did you know that the biggest bet ever won on the outcome of a Baltimore Ravens game was $145,000 in 2003? If you fancy winning yourself an even bigger amount, why not check out these amazing online betting offers to see if you can strike it lucky as well!
  3. Did you know that the Baltimore Ravens got their name from an overwhelming response to a telephone poll to choose a name for the team? It beat off other contenders such as The Americans and The Marauders. We think they chose well!
  4. Did you know that during their first year, they sold over 50,000 season tickets in just 14 days? That is a lot of fans, very quickly!
  5. Did you know that the first Baltimore Ravens touchdown was scored by Vinny Testaverde? The quarterback helped them score a win against the Oakland Raiders of 19-14! Not bad Vinny!
  6. Did you know that the Ravens once had three mascots, Edgar, Allan and Poe? They were all ravens and the name for a group of Baltimore Ravens fans is a flock! BONUS: A name for a group of ravens is called an unkindness.
  7. Did you know that they have won the Super Bowl in 2000 and 2012, the AFC Championships in 2000 and 2012, and the Division championships in 2003, 2006, 2011, and 2012?
  8. Did you know that prior to Jamal Lewis’ then NFL single-game record of 295 yards rushing, that Priest Holmes held the team record at 227 yards during a 1998 v. Cincinnati?
  9. Did you know that the Baltimore Ravens are one of only two (the others being the Washington Redskins) that still have a marching band? Their band is called the Baltimore’s Marching Ravens but they also go by the nickname of “the band that would not die”.
  10. Did you know that the Defensive tackle Kelly Gregg was drafted by the Bengals in 1999, waived, then signed to the Eagles the same year, then waived again and picked up by the Ravens in 2000 (as a member of the practice squad)?

There you have it, a list of 10 of the most interesting facts that you need to know about YOUR BALTIMORE RAVENS!

Whether you are watching on the television, in the M&T Stadium, or even at home trying your luck at some online gambling- these facts will keep you going!

Pink M and T

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