Only interesting if you are a baseball fan. Very old, but unique. Every baseball fan should go to Rickwood.
The surrounding neighborhood is a bit unsettling. However the ballpark itself is like stepping back into baseball history. It;s like Field of Dreams, just a complete stadium. To watch the local Birmingham Barons and an opposing team play in the old uniforms is great. If you get the chance to see a game played here, take it. It is baseball... More
My family and I spend an hour at Rickwood on a Monday morning. There is so much history and it gives you chill bumps.The field is open during the day for self-guided tours. I appreciate what the people of Birmingham are doing to try and keep it open and standing. It is in bad shape and it's hard to imagine... More
I've only been to one live baseball game in my lifetime (Reggie Jackson was playing at Yankee Stadium), but I can honestly say I enjoyed visiting Rickwood Park with my husband & friends. I liked seeing the old turnstyles, refreshment stands, and old billboards such as State Farm & Coke Cola. The park is still used by local teams. A... More
This ball park is the oldest in America. It was home to the Black barons and greats like Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth & Satchel Paige all played here. If you get to see a game here it is amazing!!!
Every year the local AAA minor league team plays a throwback game here. The place fills up and you really can picture yourself back in the glory days of baseball. It's in a sketchy part of town now, but I've never had an issue there.
Rickwood field is included on ESPNs "100 places every sports fan should see" for a reason. Walking through the tunnel is like taking a step back in time. The people that staff the facility will actually let you walk out onto the field and tour the old locker rooms. If you're a baseball fan, Rickwood also stages a "throw back"... More
My husband is a lifelong baseball fan and he's grateful to Tripadvisor members for pointing out this attraction. When we visited, a game was in progress, so we were able to experience a living museum of sorts. We were even lucky enough to be standing outside when a pop fly came over the wall. It's a wonderful place, maintained, but... More
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