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Sculpture of Willie Mays to be Unveiled

Birmingham Barons LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Alabama-Mississippi Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society is dedicating a sculpture created by local artists Caleb O’ Connor and Craig Wedderspoon as a lasting tribute to former Time Inc. CEO and current Birmingham Barons owner, Don Logan, the Society’s 2015 Legacy of Leadership honoree. Continue reading

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Recollections of the Polo Grounds

New York Times sports writer Richard Sandomir takes a nostalgic, don’t-forget-this-ballpark-in-the-historic-shadows-of-Ebbets-Field look back at the Polo Grounds, its tenants, and the many memories compiled over the years before it was demolished in 1964.  There will be no forgetting this weekend, when the San Francisco Giants and 79-year-old Hall of Famer Willie Mays make an ancestral trek to Continue reading

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