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Rickwood Field Park

1137 2nd Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-4502
+1 205-458-8161
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All fenced up

My son was really looking forward to this. We drove over after visiting the museum. It was all... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Kate N
via mobile
Babe and Shoeless Joe played here - Satchel Page too

A must stop for any baseball fan-it is the oldest standing stadium in America --built in 1910 Now... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
jfadds
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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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1137 2nd Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-4502
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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

My son was really looking forward to this. We drove over after visiting the museum. It was all fenced up and no one was allowed inside. Big no trespassing signs. Skip this stop. Nothing to see.

Thank Kate N
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

A must stop for any baseball fan-it is the oldest standing stadium in America --built in 1910 Now it is home to high school and college games- about 125 per year Do stop in and catch a game if possible Many ghosts roaming here

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This wonderful park has seen the likes of Babe Ruth and Reggie Jackson. I am proud that this park is still used and kept nice

Thank J1094VSjohnk
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Love the old baseball park and history of the game associated with this place. Its historical data is very interesting, however it needs a lot TLC as it is deteratiing from lack of maintenance.

Thank fcb24red
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

If you are a baseball fan you need to check this out. It may just be a drive by or if you're lucky enough to hit it when it is open you may get the full treat. The movie 42 was filmed here and it...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Rickwood is the oldest baseball fields around, and it has a lot of history. Home of the Birmingham Black Baron, one of the negro leagues. The field is renovating and can't wait for the opening

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Rickwood Field Park is a great stop on a trip to Birmingham. This is a self-guided tour and was absolutely free. You can walk into the original locker rooms, dugouts and out onto the field. It is a great experience for any baseball fan. Pro...More

Thank Tal P
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This field is the oldest field in baseball. It's older than Fenway Park. You can do a self guided tour and see some history. The Birmingham Barons play a game here each year known as the Rickwood Classic which is usually played the week after...More

Thank JKBeavers
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

Rickwood Field is the oldest ballpark in America. The folks at the Friends of Rickwood do a wonderful job of keeping the golden era of America's pastime preserved.Stepping into Rickwood's stands it takes you back in time to memories of seeing the greats of baseball...More

Thank Sam S
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Grew up going here for ballgames even though at the time it took us several hours to get there. Atmosphere was super, the fries were the best and the "Peanut Lady" was so gracious and funny. Haven't been back unless it was for special occasions.

Thank hoob545
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ktinsley42
20 May 2018|
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Response from jfadds | Reviewed this property |
I would guess no- but no way to absolutely know unless you talk to someone at stadium
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mlowerybp
5 July 2017|
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Response from Bill S | Reviewed this property |
The park is open daily and no appointment or admission is required.
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Susan G
28 May 2015|
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Response from lane g | Reviewed this property |
usual stadium fare..hot dogs burgers big pretzels etc.. sodas not sure about beer
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