Trivia: Which Writer and Baltimore Native Inspired this State Team?

7185732115_e256f1065d_bTheir stadium is located in the Inner Harbor and they are 2001 and 2013 Superbowl Champions. The Baltimore Ravens received their name from an unlikely source.

With the installation of the new NFL franchise in 1996, fans submitted names for the new team. Starting with 100 choices, it was narrowed down to three: Marauders, Americans and Ravens. A fan contest decided on “Ravens.”

The Raven came from Baltimore native Edgar Allen Poe’s iconic poem.