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Promotions Watch: MiLB History Nights

Around Minor League Baseball this season, many teams will honor their history through throwback or turn back the clock nights. This has been a trend for years—in fact, we did a roundup of similar promotions in 2015—but 2016 will be a particularly busy year. This edition of Promotions Watch looks at the most notable throwback […]

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On tap today: the Rickwood Classic

Today sees one of the great traditions in Minor League Baseball, when the Birmingham Barons (Class AA; Southern League) host the Mississippi Braves in the annual Rickwood Classic. This year’s Classic will celebrate the Roaring Twenties, a decade that saw the Barons capture two Southern Association titles and set numerous attendance records at Rickwood Field. […]

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Rickwood Classic set for June 25

One of the best events in all of Minor League Baseball is now on the schedule, as the Birmingham Barons (Class AA; Southern League) and Friends of Rickwood have scheduled the annual Rickwood Classic for June 25. The Rickwood Classic is the Barons’ annual return to historic Rickwood Field for a single game. This year’s […]

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Touring Rickwood Field

Yeah, we know we’re a few weeks out of the Rickwood Classic, but you can still see what makes Birmingham’s Rickwood Field so awesome in videos from Tennessee Smokies (Class AA; Southern League) broadcaster Mick Gillispie. We’ve attended the Rickwood Classic in the past and had a ball, so we’d highly recommend the event for […]

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Rickwood Classic set for tomorrow

This is one of the essential events of the baseball season: the Birmingham Barons (Class AA; Southern League) are hosting the annual Rickwood Classic tomorrow at historic Rickwood Field. We’ve attended the Rickwood Classic in the past and had a ball, so we’d highly recommend the event for anyone who loves baseball in general and […]

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