Mrs. Dorthy “Dot” West Passes-Away

•March 17, 2016 • 1 Comment

The Friends of Rickwood are saddened to receive news of the February 16 passing of Mrs. Dot West, wife of former Barons GM, Glynn West.

In a heart-felt note, Mr. and Mrs. West’s daughter Candy described her mom as the “First Lady” of Rickwood Field.

Please see link below to Mrs. West’s obituary:

http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Dorothy+%22Dot%22-West&lc=4397&pid=177750704&mid=6805747

 

2016 Rickwood Classic: June 1

•January 25, 2016 • Leave a Comment

The Friends of Rickwood and the Birmingham Barons are pleased to announce the 2016 Rickwood Classic, set for Wednesday, June 1.  This year’s event, the 21st annual, will feature the Barons versus the Chattanooga Lookouts, and will honor the Baron, Black Baron, and Birmingham A’s team members who have been elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.  Hall of Famer, and former Birmingham A’s pitcher, Rollie Fingers will be this year’s special guest.

Game time is 12:30, with gates opening at 11:00.  Tickets are available through the Barons’ ticket office, 205.988.3200, or on-line at barons.com.

Please see press release below:

01-21-16 Rickwood Classic release

Travel Channel & Rickwood Field

•December 29, 2015 • Leave a Comment

The Travel Channel has named Birmingham as an up-and-coming destination city, and cites Rickwood Field as one of the city’s assets.

Please see link below to on-line piece:

http://www.bizjournals.com/birmingham/morning_call/2015/12/travel-channel-names-bham-one-of-the-next-great.html?surround=etf&ana=e_article&u=lW6E2ZDjFo%2FX7dBv8FlpjpbiHcZ&t=1451354791

 

 

Rickwood Holiday Hours

•December 20, 2015 • Leave a Comment

The ballpark will be closed for the holiday beginning on Wednesday, December 23, and will re-open at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 4.

Thank you.

Park Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

•November 24, 2015 • Leave a Comment

The ball park will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday, beginning tomorrow, Wednesday, November 25, and will re-open at 8:00 a.m., on Monday, November 30.

Park Closed This Afternoon Due to Power Outage

•November 18, 2015 • Leave a Comment

The ballpark will be closed this afternoon — Wednesday, November 18 — due to a power outage.  We anticipate re-opening in the morning.

 

Vacationidea.com – Dream Vacation Magazine

•November 18, 2015 • Leave a Comment

Vacationidea.com –  Dream Vacation magazine has released it’s list of best attractions in Birmingham.   We are pleased to report that Rickwood Field made the cut.

Please see link below to view entire list:

http://vacationidea.com/destinations/best-things-to-do-in-birmingham-al.html#slide9

 

 

 

 

 
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