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Address: 1137 2nd Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone Number: 205 458 8161
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Description: America's oldest baseball park and former home of the Birmingham Barons is...
America's oldest baseball park and former home of the Birmingham Barons is a place where visitors can relive the magic of baseball's glory years.
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Rickwood Classic is MUST.

Rickwood Classic is a must for any baseball fan! The stands are covered so rain and sun will be minimal. Enjoy! BRING CASH though. Credit cards won't get you in.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Rickwood Classic is a must for any baseball fan! The stands are covered so rain and sun will be minimal. Enjoy! BRING CASH though. Credit cards won't get you in.

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Portland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We arrived at the totally locked up stadium, and were walking around peeking in the gates when a local rec ball-player told us that we could get in while his team was playing an hour later. It was well worth the wait! Character abounds, and if you can find a way to get out and check out the original left-field... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Make sure to go for The Rickwood Classic. Beautiful, old park. A throwback in time. The area is kind of dangerous so go in a group.

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Round Rock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

One of the neatest things I've ever seen. We're a big baseball family and the kiddos were flabbergasted to see a field that Babe Ruth played on. Definitely worth the stop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

The Annual Rickwood Classic is held at Rickwood Field every year. The Birmingham Barons (AA) and their opponents don period uniforms for the game as do the umpires and staff. No between inning games, just baseball. The game is well attended and people come from all over to attend. Each year, a famous baseball star is a guest. This year... More 

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Bessemer, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This park has been featured in movies. This park is nostalgic and has an old time flare. Come out and enjoy some of Birmingham's history. We enjoyed it.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

As the other reviews and a quick wiki search will tell you, Rickwood Field is the oldest surviving professional baseball park in the U.S. As Australian tourists, we haven't seen a lot of baseball parks but this one was quite a historic sight! They still have the championship signs for both the Birmingham Barons and Black Barons outside, and the... More 

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trussville, alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The wooden stadium reeks of Nostalgia . Babe Ruth, Hank AAron, Jackie Robinson, The old only Black teams in the 20 played here. Enjoy a game you wont be sorry.

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Remlap
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This was an annual ballgame they have each year at the old ballfield. The Barons playa scheduled game against another league team. They dress in wool uniforms. They action them off later. This is a fun time to see an old ballfield game board. The seats are not bad and you sit anywhere with Gen. Admins Arrive early as parking... More 

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North Lewisburg, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

After attending the 2014 Rickwood Classic at Rickwood Field in Birmingham I came away in complete awe. I have visited over 240 ballparks in 48 states, six Canadian provinces, the Dominican Republic, and Korea but the Rickwood Classic was the single greatest baseball experience that I have ever encountered. the volunteers and staff at Rickwood know their baseball history and... More 

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Address: 1137 2nd Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone Number: 205 458 8161
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham

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