Courtesy Baltimore Orioles
Courtesy Baltimore Orioles

With the Birds coming off of a strong season — even with a heartbreaking Wild Card game loss — there are plenty of reasons to show pride for the home team on your doorstep.

Designing and carving a pumpkin is no easy task for many of us. To those who haven’t yet created a jack-o’-lantern solid enough to put on display, the Orioles have your back.

The team released a series of pumpkin carving and shading stencils this afternoon. There are eight to choose from, ranging from the classic “O’s” logo to the newest version of the team’s cartoon logo, to a fiercer version of the cartoon logo. Among the options, the two solely script-based designs seem to be the simplest (or least challenging), while the 25th Anniversary Camden Yards diamond and the Maryland flag logo are probably the most intricate.

Each has detailed instructions for what to cut out or leave untouched with the carving knife.

#OsPumpkin stencils are back! Show your #Birdland pride by carving/shading/painting an #OsPumpkin. View options:

— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) October 18, 2016

Whatever you choose, the Orioles ask that you share your finished pumpkin with them on social media using the hashtag #OsPumpkin.

Templates can be downloaded here.

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Ethan McLeod

Ethan McLeod is a freelance reporter in Baltimore. He previously worked as an editor for the Baltimore Business Journal and Baltimore Fishbowl. His work has appeared in Bloomberg CityLab, Next City and...