The oldest ballpark in America, Rickwood Field in Birmingham has connected generations of ballplayers and fans as surely as a 6-4-3 double play for the past century. The Rickwood Classic baseball game to showcase the facility is slated May 30. Let Jim Caple tell you the whole story.

Rickwood Field a Nod to an Earlier Era

Rickwood Field awaits its 12th annual Rickwood Classic on May 30 to honor the ballpark's rich history. The Birmingham Barons will celebrate their affiliation with the Kansas City A's organization in 1964 and 1965 by donning gold uniforms. (All photos by Kenny Smith)