The Orioles and Live Nation are due to make a major announcement tomorrow morning, and if an online sleuth in the Milwaukee area is correct, the big news is that Billy Joel is playing a concert at Oriole Park at Camden Yards this year.
Let me explain.
You see, the Milwaukee Brewers and Live Nation are also teasing an announcement tomorrow, though according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, they were a little more forward in calling it a “major concert.”
A reader decided to go to extremes and try out custom URLs for clues, using the same formula for when pop star Ed Sheeran played the team’s stadium, Miller Park: brewers.com/edsheeran.
The link for brewers.com/garthbrooks–the first attempt by the paper’s unnamed code breaker–redirects to the team’s main page, but brewers.com/billyjoel leads to a ticket page that is, as of this writing, not fully populated. Joel has never played the baseball stadium before.
For whatever it’s worth, orioles.com/billyjoel doesn’t work the same way.
Still, the fact that it’s not a dead link is pretty telling, no? And it’s an awfully big coincidence that two Major League Baseball teams would be making announcements with Live Nation on the same day, right? And oh, Billy Joel is playing another baseball stadium, Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, this May.
We’ll know for sure tomorrow morning at an announcement that includes Live Nation executives, club executive vice president John Angelos and Orioles legend Brooks Robinson.
Representatives from Live Nation and the team did not immediately respond to a request for confirmation that a Joel concert is the big news.
We’re keeping the faith.