The former historic train depot that once stood along 14th St. N. in downtown Birmingham is looking forward to a new lease on life as the batting cage facility for Rickwood Field, America’s oldest ballpark. They’re still $25,000 to raise before it’s finished.
Entries Tagged as 'Sports'
June 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · 35204, architecture
August 27th, 2012 · Comments Off · television
You don’t need to adjust your television set or wonder if you’ve been sucked back in time… Chris Pollone is on your television screen – at least for the month of September – as Alabama’s 13 launches a new weeknight sports program.
July 16th, 2012 · Comments Off · Sports
Back in May we learned a reimagined USFL was considering Birmingham, AL as one of the eight cities it wants involved in its 2013 inaugural season. Monday evening, July 16, their CEO will present what could be to those interested via radio (while the UFL attempts a relaunch of its own).
May 15th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Sports
The football gods are smiling again on Birmingham, AL as a re-imagined USFL is looking at the city as it prepares to relaunch in spring 2013. We find out sometime this summer if we’re one of the eight cities chosen (probably why we’re seeing so much coverage now).
Joe Webb finally got his first NFL start on Tuesday evening – a week after scoring his first NFL touchdown. Even a snowstorm couldn’t prevent the former UAB Blazer from getting this opportunity – against the Philadelphia Eagles.
December 21st, 2010 · Comments Off · Sports
So former UAB starting quarterback Joe Webb didn’t get to start Monday night’s game for the Minnesota Vikings against the Chicago Bears, but he did get a chance to do the “Birmingham Walk” – though we may never see footage. They cut away after he ran the ball in for his first NFL touchdown in the third quarter.
May 24th, 2010 · Comments Off · Sports
There’s been talk in Birmingham, AL in recent years about the possibility of the Barons moving back downtown into a new ballpark. Well now there’s a survey that’s trying to take the pulse of the area’s residents.
May 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · Sports
So metro Birmingham, AL’s newest sports team – a minor league basketball team called Steel – won their first home game last night…