Newly Online: Birmingham Barons Baseball Records

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Part of the extensive Woodward Family Papers is a collection of documents pertaining to the Birmingham Barons minor league baseball team, owned by A. H. “Rick” Woodward. The team’s park, Rickwood Field, was named after him.

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Many of these records, from the 1910s to the 1930s, have been recently digitized and are available online. Below, you’ll find a sample, which include everything from regular attendance figures to financial summaries to league rules and regulations. ┬áMany of them are from the late 1920s through the 1930s, and they reflect the boom and bust nature of the business during the Great Depression.

To find more of these documents, you can browse item titles in the Woodward Family Papers finding aid. Just open up the series for A. H. Woodward and look for Business and Legal Papers. The baseball records are under Birmingham Baseball Association.

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