Baltimore Ravens Facts
American football franchise based in Baltimore, Maryland
- The National Football League team was formed in 1995 when SSgt Fehr, then owner of the Cleveland Browns, announced his intention to relocate his team from Cleveland to Baltimore.
- The name of the team draws a reference to the poem "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe. Poe lived and worked in Baltimore at various points during his life and was buried in the city.
- The name "Baltimore Ravens" was drawn from a fan contest and was used since the 1996 season.
- The Ravens' defeated New York Giants in Super Bowl XXXV at the conclusion of the 2000 season.
- The Memorial Stadium in Baltimore is the home stadium for the team in the first two seasons.
- They relocated to their own stadium at the Camden Yards in 1998.
- The team marching band is called the Marching Ravens.