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SEC tourney live and streaming

There’s some awfully good baseball being played at the annual SEC baseball tournament, and ESPN is streaming game coverage via the SEC website. The tourney, from Hoover’s Regions Park, is annually one of the better showcases for college talent anywhere: the SEC is pretty clearly the best conference in college baseball and its schools attracts […]

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Birmingham mulls changes in ballpark design team

We sense a little Schadenfreude in the air: Birmingham Mayor William Bell is seeking to eliminate two local architects from the design team for a new downtown Birmingham Barons (Class AA; Southern League) ballpark. The Birmingham News is reporting the mayor’s office is working to remove Giattina Aycock Architecture Studio and Hoskins Architecture from the […]

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New for 2013: Regions Field

Regions Bank will keep its naming-rights deal with the Birmingham Barons (Class AA; Southern League), as the team’s new downtown ballpark will be known as Regions Field when it opens in 2013. The Barons had a naming-rights/branding deal with Regions Bank at their current home, Regions Park in suburban Hoover. That relationship will continue at […]

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Birmingham reviewing alternate ballpark sites

Though Mayor William Bell says a proposed downtown Birmingham ballpark site is still in Railroad Park, city officials will begin reviewing other potential ballpark sites, including some city-owned parcels that could bring down the cost of the project. One such parcel is land near the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex. Indeed, city officials have already asked […]

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Boston Pops to expand ballpark tour in 2011

Fresh off a successful appearance at Pawtucket’s McCoy Stadium last summer, the Boston Pops is embarking on a 10-city Minor League Ballparks tour this summer, stretching from Birmingham, Alabama, to Buffalo, New York, August 16-30. On the bill with the Pops: singer-songwriter Kenny Loggins. The tour program features music inspired by three of this country’s favorite […]

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