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

The Friends of Rickwood Field have faithfully restored the manager's office inside the Birmingham Barons locker room. Though not authentic to Rickwood, the furnishings and accoutrements are accurate for the 1940s period highlighted here. (All photos by Kenny Smith)