Rickwood Field


Neal Embry

The annual game is played at Rickwood Field, the oldest ballpark in America. Read more



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Historic Rickwood Field will host the 23rd annual Rickwood Classic on Wednesday, May 29, at 12:30 p.m., when the Birmingham Barons take on the Montgomery Biscuits. Read more


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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The special guest will be Bucky Dent, the 1978 World Series MVP with the Yankees. Read more


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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The city engineer said repairs should be done before the next Rickwood Classic. Read more

Central City

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Ali Renckens

Mayor William Bell signed a contract allowing renovations to begin on the historic Carver, and the city engineer said repairs to Rickwood should be complete in 2017. Read more

Central City

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Ali Renckens

This month, Rickwood Field, which the National Park Service identifies as the oldest baseball park in America, turns 106 years old. Read more