Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Brown Bag Lunch—Grand Slam Summer, Celebrating Rickwood Field's 100th Anniversary

Baseball in Birmingham
Baseball in Birmingham, by Clarence Watkins, is a photo journal of baseball's existence in Birmingham. The Birmingham Barons were a charter member of the old Southern League in 1885. Built in 1910, Rickwood Field, longtime home of the Barons, is recognized as the oldest surviving, professional baseball park in the nation. In spite of the popularity of football in Alabama, Birmingham has been and continues to be a leader in minor league baseball. Join us as Mr. Watkins shares the stories of the game of summer. Wednesday, June 23, noon.

Feed your body and mind at BPL's Brown Bag Lunch programs. You bring the lunch and we'll bring the drinks. Wednesdays at noon in the Arrington Auditorium located on the 4th floor of the Linn-Henley Research Library, 2100 Park Place.

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