Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
National Register of Historic Places February 1, 1993
Erected 1996 by Alabama Historical Commission / The Friends of Rickwood Field, An affiliate of The Birmingahm Area Chamber of Commerce.
Location. 33° 30.18′ N, 86° 51.414′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of 12th Street West and 2nd Avenue West on 12th Street West. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Birmingham AL 35204, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Rickwood Field (within shouting distance of this marker); Birmingham - Southern College (approx. 0.9 miles away); Walker Memorial Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wilson's Raiders (approx. 1.1 miles away); United Confederate Veterans (approx. 1.2 miles away); Smithfield (approx. 1.4 miles away); Disabled American Veterans (approx. 1½ miles away); Tuxedo Junction (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
Also see . . .
1. Rickwood Field. Official Site. Rickwood Field, America's Oldest Ballpark. Located in Birmingham, AL, Rickwood Field has seen such baseball greats as Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Willie Mays and many more. (Submitted on September 19, 2009, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Ball Parks of the Minor Leagues - Rickwood Field. A photographic tour of Rickwood Field (1910), Birmingham, Alabama, the home of the Rickwood Classic and former home of the Southern League Birmingham Barons and Birmingham Black Barons (Submitted on September 19, 2009, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • African Americans • Notable Buildings • Sports •
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