New Rickwood Website: Friday, December 19th

•December 16, 2014 • Leave a Comment

The Friends of Rickwood are pleased to announce that the new and improved site will be launched on Friday, December 19th.

We hope you will visit often,and provide any feedback regarding the new site.

The Friends would like to thank the University of Alabama Collaborative Learning Project for the support and expertise on this website project.


•December 16, 2014 • Leave a Comment

The ballpark will be open Monday and Tuesday, December 22nd and 23rd, and then will be closed the remainder of the week, December 24th – 28th.

The park will be open Monday and Tuesday, December 29th and 30th, and then will be closed the remainder of the week, December 31st – January 4th.

The park will re-open on Monday, January 5th.

Thank you.

Ballpark Holiday Hours

•November 22, 2014 • Leave a Comment

The Ballpark will be open all day on Monday and Tuesday, November 24 and 25, and will be closed for the remainder of the week, Wednesday through Sunday, November 26 – 30.   The park will re-open on Monday morning, December 1.

Glove Swap and Collector Show: Saturday, November 15

•November 5, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Rickwood Field will host an old fashioned glove swap and collector show, Saturday, November 15, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Located in the Rickwood Field Conference Room, vendors will display and have for sale or trade a wide assortment of vintage baseball and sports related items.

The event is free, and open to the public.

Collectors and vendors may contact Gerald Watkins regarding table space:  205.603.3871 or



•October 18, 2014 • Leave a Comment

From our friends at SABR:

John Smoltz to speak at Magnolia/Georgia Chapter fall banquet

The Magnolia/Georgia Chapter’s annual fall banquet will be held Saturday, November 15 at the Doubletree by Hilton Atlanta-Northlake (4156 Lavista Road, Tucker, GA 3008) in the Cabernet Savignon room.

Our special guest speaker will be former Braves great and current MLB Network announcer John Smoltz. Other surprise guests are expected to attend, and door prizes will be given away.

All baseball fans are welcome to attend, but space is limited. Reserve your spot today!

Tickets are $50 per person, which includes meal, tax, and gratuity. Please mail the downloadable registration form found here and a check made out to Millard Fisher (list “SABR banquet” in the note) and send to 2079 Deer Ridge Drive, Stone Mountain, GA 30087. Your payment MUST be received by November 5, 2014.

For more details, click here. For questions, e-mail John Hill or call Millard Fisher at (770) 939-6265.

Rickwood Featured in New York Times Article

•September 14, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Rickwood Field is featured prominently in a New York Times piece today, Sunday, September 14.

Please see link below:®ion=top-news&WT.nav=top-news’s Throwback Thursday: Rickwood Field

•September 12, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Please see link below for a look-back at Rickwood history:


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