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Funding for Negro League Museum Approved, ‘Venue at the Ballpark’ Breaks Ground

Birmingham Barons LogoThe city of Birmingham (AL) has approved funding for the $5 million Negro League baseball museum that is set to open in April, and on Thursday, Inland American Communities and Corporate Realty made the multifamily development, Venue at the Ballpark, official with a ceremonial groundbreaking.  Read more and view renderings here.

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‘Venue at the Ballpark’ Next to Regions Field Under Construction

Birmingham Barons LogoVenue at the Ballpark, a multimillion dollar Inland American Communities venture located near Regions Field, home of the Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League), is under construction.  Read more here.  View rendering gallery here.

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Barons Receive ‘Real’ Ballpark Award

Birmingham Barons LogoIt’s no “virtual” award here.  Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com was at Regions Field Saturday to present the 2013 Baseballparks.com Ballpark Of The Year award to the Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League) and the city of Birmingham (AL) for their impressive one-year-old, 8,500-seat baseball stadium.  Read more here.

Joe Mock presents the 2013 BaseballParks.com Ballpark of the Year Award to Don Logan, one of the owners of the Barons.

Joe Mock presents the 2013 BaseballParks.com Ballpark Of The Year Award to Don Logan, one of the owners of the Barons.

 

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Birmingham’s Regions Field Named BaseballParks.com’s Ballpark of the Year

Joe Mock BaseballParksPRESS RELEASE – Interest has been incredibly high in the ballpark that opened in Birmingham, Alabama in April. Locals have been keenly interested in all aspects of the new park, so much so that the server that hosts BaseballParks.com crashed when so many Alabamans flocked to read the site’s in-depth ballpark review the day it was posted. Continue reading

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Ballpark Visit ALERT: Regions Field (Birmingham, AL)

Eric and Wendy Pastore from DigitalBallparks.com recently visited Regions Field, the new home of the Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League).  Read more and view photos here.

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Huntsville Calls On Birmingham

Huntsville Stars LogoThe Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League) recently hosted a delegation from Huntsville (AL) led by Mayor Tommy Battle to give them a tasty look at the new Regions Field.  The mayor is exploring the possibility of a downtown replacement for outdated Joe Davis Stadium, home of the Double-A Huntsville Stars (Southern League).  Read more here and here.

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Outfield Entertainment Center Unveiled Tonight, Rickwood Classic Tomorrow

Birmingham Barons LogoThe Double-A Birmingham Barons (Southern League) will unveil their new Outfield Entertainment Area at Regions Field Tuesday night.  Read more here.  The team will then take a break from the confines of their fancy new ballpark to play in the 18th annual Rickwood Classic at Rickwood Field on Wednesday afternoon.  Read more here.

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