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

B.J. LaMura took part in his third Rickwood Classic in 2006. He got the call late in the game and was credited with the win following a scoreless ninth for the Barons, who improved to 6-5 in the annual event.