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Rickwood Field Park

1137 2nd Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-4502
+1 205-458-8161
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Rickwood Classic

I brought my wife here after she had her kidney transplant while we were staying in Birmingham and... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2016
Toney R
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Beautiful and peaceful

Saw the park on an Alabama map and checked TripAdvisor. After spending 6 months without a campfire... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2016
OnlyWifey
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Little Suamico, Wisconsin
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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 good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1137 2nd Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-4502
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Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I brought my wife here after she had her kidney transplant while we were staying in Birmingham and everybody was so nice and helpful to us. From the staff and allowing us to bring her transplant meds in with us no hard time at all...More

Thank Toney R
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Saw the park on an Alabama map and checked TripAdvisor. After spending 6 months without a campfire and the great comments we were not disappointed. The couple here are wonderful. Didn't have time to venture to the caverns but we will be back. The smell...More

Thank OnlyWifey
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Walking into Rickwood Field literally takes you back a 100 years. The concession area is fun, the seating is how it was when baseball was young. The outfield advertising is made up of some original advertisers. The overall experience is well worth a visit to...More

1  Thank Robert R
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Rickwood Field is an incredibly old baseball stadium. You will feel like you step back in time. Every May the Birmingham Barons play one of their games there, usually with a theme, and it's a great time to go.

Thank Kelli C
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We drove by Rickwood Park to see the oldest baseball park in America that is still standing. They still actually play some games there. It really was a blast from the past and is worth driving out there to see it. I would love to...More

1  Thank Steve N
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Rickwood has been a great "experience" for me since I was a kid and my parents took me to see the Barons play. The team has made two great moves since the late eighties, but there's just something so special about seeing that one game...More

1  Thank BessemerJudySmith
Reviewed 29 October 2015

what a lovely old ballpark, nicely maintained, too, if only they could get a few more games played here... stood in centerfield, swore I heard Oscar Charlton telling me to move over, he'd get it...

Thank DOUGANDPOLLY
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Rickwood Field is the oldest continuously operated ballpark in America and has been home to some of Baseball's greatest.

Thank Cotts-KK
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

I am in mid 59's and had never taken the time to visit. Shame on me!! As you walk around the nostalgia flows. I have been to Wrigley and got the same feeling. Opening in 1908 it is hard to imagine all the great players...More

Thank stevenhood
Reviewed 11 September 2015

My husband and I went to the 20th Annual Rickwood Classic this year. It is America's oldest ballpark and the Barons were wearing replica uniforms honoring the 1948 team. Darryl Strawberry was on hand to throw out the first pitch and sign autographs. A jazz...More

Thank Anne M
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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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