BIRMINGHAM (WVUA) - Former Birmingham Baron, Larry Colton says in 1964, there were no black police officers in the city.
But it was that year that the Barons broke color barriers in Alabama.
Colton wrote about the experience in a new book, "Southern Leagues", which is officially on bookstore shelves.
It was a time for baseball stories and catching up.
After all, it was each other that made them the first integrated baseball team in the South. ...Read more
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Crimson Tide fans who are
planning to attend A-Day activities on Saturday, April 20 are reminded that the
following items cannot be brought into the stadium:
A purse or tote bag bigger than an 8 ½ X 11 sheet of paper
Outside food or drink
Umbrellas ...Read more
BIRMINGHAM (WVUA) - Wednesday was a nice day for some baseball.
The Birmingham Barons are once again back in the magic city and the first pitch in their brand new ballpark Wednesday night
It was an electric atmosphere all night at regions field in Downtown Birmingham and the fans were glad to see baseball back in town.
“This is where they started and they're coming back tonight. I think all the fans in the community are very excited about it,” Don Logan, owner of the Barons, said. ...Read more
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