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Major League Baseball will play at Rickwood Field

Rickwood Field in Birmingham, Alabama (
Rickwood Field in Birmingham, Alabama (
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Major league baseball will be in Birmingham next June.

The St Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco Giants will play at historic Rickwood Field on June 20, 2024.

Improvements are expected to begin this summer at the field.

“I can’t believe it. I never thought I’d see in my lifetime a Major League Baseball game being played on the very field where I played baseball as a teenager. It has been 75 years since I played for the Birmingham Black Barons at Rickwood Field, and to learn that my Giants and the Cardinals will play a game there and honor the legacy of the Negro Leagues and all those who came before them is really emotional for me. We can’t forget what got us here and that was the Negro Leagues for so many of us” -- Willie Mays

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Rickwood Field, the oldest ballpark in America, opened on August 18, 1910.

The history at Rickwood Field runs deep. Game-changing players like Willie Mays and Babe Ruth ran the bases at the park.

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