Ballpark to Observe Labor Day Holiday

•August 31, 2015 • Leave a Comment

The ballpark will be closed for the Labor Day holiday, Saturday, September 5th – Monday, September 7th, and will re-open on Tuesday, September 8th.  The park will be open Friday, the 4th, until 4:30 p.m. (central)

Thank you.

Friday, August 28: Ballpark to Close at 3:30

•August 27, 2015 • Leave a Comment

The ballpark will close at 3:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon, August 28.

Thank you.

From ballparkbiz.com: Happy 105th to Rickwood Field

•August 23, 2015 • Leave a Comment

Our friends at ballparkbiz.com posted some nice birthday wishes for Rickwood’s 105th anniversary this week.  We are most appreciative of their continued support.

Please see link below:

https://ballparkbiz.wordpress.com/page/3/

Alex and Ted Radcliffe: A Thought Provoking Article by Larry Lester

•August 22, 2015 • Leave a Comment

Our friend Larry Lester is arguably the leading scholar on Negro Leagues Baseball.  Please see link below to his recent piece on Mobile, AL brothers (and Rickwood veterans) Alex and Ted Radcliffe:

http://www.thenationalpastimemuseum.com/article/radcliffe-brothers-double-duty-and-alex-great

Bill Plott: Winner of Prestegious “Robert Peterson Recognition Award”

•August 17, 2015 • Leave a Comment

The Friends of Rickwood offer sincere congratulations to our friend Bill Plott.

Please see message below, courtesy of Clarence Watkins, Rickwood Board of Directors:

“I am proud to announce that our friend and colleague, Bill Plott, has been awarded the “Robert Peterson Recognition Award” by the Jerry Malloy Negro League Conference for his book, The Negro Southern League: A Baseball History, 1920-1951.

Book Award

Anderson Monarchs at Rickwood Field: More Great Media Exposure

•July 27, 2015 • Leave a Comment

The recent Anderson Monarch’s visit to Rickwood Field has produced more great media exposure for the ballpark.

Please see file below for coverage in the 7.27.15 edition of Sports Illustrated:

sports illustrated 7.27.15 anderson monarchs at rickwood field

Please see link below to CNN article, including a great Rickwood photo, as well as a video documenting the team’s Civil Rights Barnstorming Tour:

http://www.cnn.com/2015/07/24/us/anderson-monarchs-bus-tour/index.html

Friday, July 24: Ballpark to Open at Noon

•July 21, 2015 • Leave a Comment

The ballpark will open at 12:00 noon on Friday, July 24.

Thank you.

 
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