Alabama Public Television: Legacy Moments

•July 7, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Please see link below for APTV’s Rickwood “Legacy Moment”:

http://www.alabamalegacy.org/rickwood-field/

 

 

Additional Media Coverage

•July 7, 2017 • Leave a Comment

Please see links below for additional media coverage:

Raleigh News & Observer:

http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/mlb/article157102014.html

UPI:

http://www.upi.com/Sports_News/MLB/2017/06/20/Fundraiser-aims-to-save-Americas-oldest-ballpark/9051497977433/?utm_source=sec&utm_campaign=sl&utm_medium=1

Milb.com:

https://www.milb.com/milb/news/keeping-rickwood-field-ticking/c-236429832/t-185364810

 

 

Rickwood’s Temporary Closure Receives National Media Coverage

•June 5, 2017 • Leave a Comment

The ballpark’s temporary closure while structural repairs are made to the near-107 year old¬†grandstand received national media¬†attention last week.

Please see links below:

http://www.ajc.com/news/local/column-america-oldest-pro-ballpark-needs-our-help/AfJbFLjhytTb1EkRlR3KiP/

http://www.baseballamerica.com/business/americas-oldest-ballpark-getting-makeover/#svLglpctaG8DfHAU.97

 

 

Jimmy Piersall, Rickwood Veteran, Passes-Away

•June 5, 2017 • Leave a Comment

The Friends of Rickwood and the baseball community are saddened to learn of Jimmy Piersall’s passing.

Please see links below:

http://www.sportingnews.com/mlb/news/jimmy-piersall-dies-age-white-sox-red-sox-harry-caray-broadcaster-mental-illness/1bf3omt4fraec1fhv4mzd9kf1t

https://www.google.com/amp/www.latimes.com/sports/mlb/la-sp-jim-piersall-obit-20170604-story,amp.html

 

Barons Announce Rickwood Classic to be Held at Regions Field

•April 8, 2017 • Leave a Comment

The Barons confirmed Friday that the May 31st Rickwood Classic will be held at Regions Field while the planned repairs are completed at Rickwood.

Please see press release below:

04-07-17 May 31 Game Against Chattanooga To Be Relocated To Regions Field

 

 

City Announces Ballpark to be Closed During Repairs

•April 8, 2017 • Leave a Comment

The City of Birmingham announced on Friday that the ballpark will be closed to the public while repairs are made to the near-107 grandstand.

Please see City Hall press release below:

city hall rickwood release 4.7.17

 

 

Wednesday, April 5: Ballpark Closed Today

•April 5, 2017 • Leave a Comment

The ballpark will be closed today, Wednesday, April 5, due to inclement weather.

Thank you.