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Legendary Orioles sportscaster Joe Angel on historic, fanless game




BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 29: The Baltimore Orioles play the Chicago White Sox at an empty Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 29, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Due to unrest in relation to the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, the two teams played in a stadium closed to the public. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Houses housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 29: The Baltimore Orioles play the Chicago White Sox at an empty Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 29, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Due to unrest in relation to the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, the two teams played in a stadium closed to the public. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Houses housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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After riots broke out in Baltimore this week, Baltimore Orioles executives announced that, rather than postponing it for another day, they'd play Wednesday's game without spectators. 

No fans allowed.

Only the players, select staff, scouts, and sportscasters got through the gates of Camden Yards. It was the first time in history fans were barred from a Major League Baseball game.

Giving the play-by-play in a near-empty stadium was a surreal experience for legendary sportscaster Joe Angel, who calls Orioles games for CBS Radio's 105.7 - The Fan in Baltimore.

Angel joined Take Two host A. Martinez to talk about calling Wednesday's historic game.