Friends of Rickwood and Birmingham Barons Announce 2012 Rickwood Classic

The Friends of Rickwood and the Birmingham Barons announced this week the 17th annual Rickwood Classic, to be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2012.

The annual throwback game will this year pay tribute to Wartime Baseball, and will honor baseball’s connection to the World War II and Korean War eras, including honoring the players and the Baron teams from that period.

Former two-time MVP and Atlanta Braves star Dale Murphy will be this year’s VIP guest, and will sign autographs and interact with fans.

The May 30 event will feature the Barons versus the Chattanooga Lookouts, with opening pitch at 12:30.  Tickets are available through the Barons’ ticket office, at 205.988-3200 or on-line at

Please click file below to view the event press release.

01-25-12 Rickwood Classic Details Release


~ by rickwood on January 26, 2012.

One Response to “Friends of Rickwood and Birmingham Barons Announce 2012 Rickwood Classic”

  1. What a spectacular adventure, going back in time. A long time baseball fanatic. And to have a personal guided tour, very quickly put together, a kids dream come true. When I watch 42, I’ll be watching closely for scenes from the field.

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