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Rickwood Field Park

1137 2nd Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-4502
+1 205-458-8161
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Travel baseball event with grandson

Love the old baseball park and history of the game associated with this place. Its historical... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bon Air, Alabama
This is the oldest major league ballpark in the US.

If you are a baseball fan you need to check this out. It may just be a drive by or if you're lucky... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
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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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1137 2nd Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-4502
+1 205-458-8161

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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

Thank SDeuker
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

Thank bwlergrl
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
Reviewed 6 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
Reviewed 21 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
Reviewed 23 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
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We love Rickwood Field! The history is awesome!! We wish a minor league team would come here and play all the time. This is an awesome place to visit! I wish the benches could talk!

Thank D G
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Bringing baseball back to the glory days. We stumbled upon this gem by accident. At first, we explored the outside and then happened to find a gate opened. The caretaken invited us to check out the stadium. SO COOL! It's vintage all the way, even...More

Thank takrafty
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

New eateries in the neighborhood is making a much nicer destination for a Saturday afternoon visit. But, please use common sense and be aware of your surroundings and of activities around you

Thank ben-jam-in-done-that
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5 July 2017|
Response from Bill S | Reviewed this property |
The park is open daily and no appointment or admission is required.
Susan G
27 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