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Darryl Strawberry to Headline 2015 Rickwood Classic

Birmingham Barons LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Birmingham Barons and Friends of Rickwood are happy to welcome baseball fans back to historic Rickwood Field for the 20th Annual Rickwood Classic presented by State Farm Insurance in 2015. Set for Wednesday, May 27th, the classic celebrates the 20th anniversary of the first throwback game, played in 1996, and turns back the clock to the 1948 season. Continue reading

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Sunday’s ‘Beer for Baseball’ Event to Benefit Historic Rickwood Field

Rickwood Field LogoAvondale Brewing Company in Birmingham (AL) his hosting a “Beer for Baseball” event Sunday, September 7, to benefit 104-year-old Rickwood Field, the oldest ballpark in America.  Admission is $10.  Learn more hereVisit Friends of Rickwood Field here.  Coincidentally, we visited Rickwood Field and Avondale Brewing just a week ago.  View our photos hereView our panoramic video inside Rickwood here.  Thanks to Rickwood caretakers David Brewer and Alvin Harris for taking the time to show us around!

Rickwood Avondale Fundraiser

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