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1944 Possible - Undated photo of Birmingham Black Barons courtesy of the Center for Negro League Baseball Research
THE RICKWOOD LIBRARY: The Negro Southern League
March 2021 Jeb Stewart The Negro Southern League has long been overshadowed by the Negro American and...
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Hero image(Alabama Department of Archives and History. Donated by Alabama Media Group. Unknown photographer,...
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THE RICKWOOD LIBRARY: Fame and Fortune in The Show
December 2020 Jeb Stewart Great books often inspire sequels. For whatever reason, it is exceedingly...
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1974 - Hank Aaron emerging from dugout at Rickwood Field (Birmingham News file photo by Tom Self 1974-04-02) - ADAH
FROM THE RICKWOOD ARCHIVES
December 2020 photo Credit: The Birmingham News, 1953. Several years ago, the Friends of Rickwood purchased...
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REMEMBERING CHADWICK BOSEMAN (1976-2020)
September 2020 Chadwick Boseman played Jackie Robinson in the biopic movie, “42” about Robinson’s integration...
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Rickwood turns 110!
September 2020 On August 10, 2020, America’s Oldest Ballpark turned 110. Rickwood is 2 years older than...
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THE RICKWOOD LIBRARY: Southern League
September 2020 Jeb Stewart 1964 marked a crossroads for the City of Birmingham. Its citizens witnessed...
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1967 - Reggie Jackson played for the 1967 Birmingham A s at Rickwood Field
THE ’67 A’S VOTED THE BEST TEAM IN THE HISTORY OF RICKWOOD FIELD, 1910-87
September 2020 From May 30 to June 21, the Rickwood Field SABR Chapter conducted a Facebook poll to determine...
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THE RICKWOOD LIBRARY: Bases Loaded With History
June 2020 Jeb Stewart You know a ballpark has reached a vintage age when even the books chronicling...
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THE RICKWOOD LIBRARY: The Negro Southern League
March 2021 Jeb Stewart The Negro Southern League has long been overshadowed by the Negro American and...
DID YOU KNOW?
Hero image(Alabama Department of Archives and History. Donated by Alabama Media Group. Unknown photographer,...
THE RICKWOOD LIBRARY: Fame and Fortune in The Show
December 2020 Jeb Stewart Great books often inspire sequels. For whatever reason, it is exceedingly rare...
FROM THE RICKWOOD ARCHIVES
December 2020 photo Credit: The Birmingham News, 1953. Several years ago, the Friends of Rickwood purchased...
REMEMBERING CHADWICK BOSEMAN (1976-2020)
September 2020 Chadwick Boseman played Jackie Robinson in the biopic movie, “42” about Robinson’s integration...
Rickwood turns 110!
September 2020 On August 10, 2020, America’s Oldest Ballpark turned 110. Rickwood is 2 years older than...
THE RICKWOOD LIBRARY: Southern League
September 2020 Jeb Stewart 1964 marked a crossroads for the City of Birmingham. Its citizens witnessed...
THE ’67 A’S VOTED THE BEST TEAM IN THE HISTORY OF RICKWOOD FIELD, 1910-87
September 2020 From May 30 to June 21, the Rickwood Field SABR Chapter conducted a Facebook poll to determine...
THE RICKWOOD LIBRARY: Bases Loaded With History
June 2020 Jeb Stewart You know a ballpark has reached a vintage age when even the books chronicling its...
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