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Baltimore celebrates Ravens Super Bowl victory with hometown parade [PHOTOS]

Posted By KATE STANTON, UPI.com   |   Feb. 5, 2013 at 2:48 PM   |   Comments

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Feb. 5 (UPI) -- Ravens fans lined the streets of Baltimore Tuesday to celebrate their team's hard-earned Super Bowl victory against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday.
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According to the Baltimore Sun, tens of thousands of fans attended the victory parade that began at City Hall, while officials had to turn away fans at the doors of an overcrowded M&T Bank Stadium.

Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy during the Ravens Super Bowl XLVII victory parade in Baltimore on February 5, 2013. The Ravens defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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Ravens QB Joe Flacco, the Super Bowl's MVP, walked onto the field to "When You Wish Upon a Star." "Super Bowl champs, baby," he told the crowd.

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Retiring linebacker Ray Lewis entered the stadium with the Lombardi Trophy to Nelly's "Hot in Herre."

The Ravens defeated the 49ers 34-31.
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He also gave fans one last taste of his famous "squirrel dance."

Ravens coach John Harbaugh and GM Ozzie Newsome also received a congratulatory phone call from the president shortly after the parade.


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