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Industrial Baseball Leagues

Industrial league baseball, a form of semi-professional baseball, was an integral part of many Alabama communities during much of the twentieth century. In Alabama the strongest of these leagues was [more]

November 6, 2019

Hank Aaron

Born Henry Louis Aaron on February 5, 1934, in Mobile, baseball icon Hank Aaron first honed his baseball skills while growing up in Alabama. He is best known for breaking [more]

December 31, 2018

Satchel Paige

Mobile native Leroy “Satchel” Paige was one of the finest pitchers in baseball and certainly the most durable. Early in his career, he played for the Birmingham Black Barons and [more]

July 3, 2018

Willie Mays

Born in Fairfield, Alabama, Willie Mays is one of the greatest baseball players to ever play the game. In 22 major league seasons, mostly with the New York, and later, [more]

April 3, 2018

Rickwood Field

Birmingham’s Rickwood Field is the nation’s oldest operating ballpark and served as the home field of the Birmingham Barons, Birmingham A’s and the Birmingham Black Barons for decades. The Birmingham [more]

July 6, 2017