He began his career in banking, working for SouthTrust Corporation for 12 years. Big-league, multi-inning waits are possible, so try and grab your food as soon as you enter. Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, Overnight stay-at-home advisory issued in Massachusetts amid rise in COVID-19 cases, Election Day deals: Get a free Krispy Kreme donut, Planet Fitness workout plus a McDonald's freebie Tuesday. Clean family fun, better than average ballpark food and beverages, great seating and nice view of the city. Cook is in his tenth year with the Barons after six years as Senior Vice President at the Minor League Baseball headquarters in St. Petersburg, Fla. Originally from California, Claire has spent the past four years exploring Birmingham, working with Make a Wish Alabama, and taking trips to the beach with friends. Regions Field is conveniently located in the center of the city, though driving is problematic with some crucial construction, and big crowds plug up the concessions for the duration of the game. There are two main entrances to the park, by home plate and third base.
Jonathan was in the Leadership Vestavia Hills 2011 class and also Leadership Birmingham's 2017 class.  On November 4, an agreement was reached between the City of Birmingham and Barons ownership to relocate the team as the primary tenant of the stadium upon its completion. And you also find few stadiums with such daring architecture, and the nods to their previous home at Rickwood Field as well as the city’s history and industry are a welcome addition that keeps the park from being anything but generic.
There are several breweries in town, with a couple right by the park. Joie is in her third season with the Birmingham Barons. Though the park is only six years old, the new stadium already has a lot of character built into it. A great modern ballpark that offers a little bit of everything from die-hard fans to millennials. Legion Field is an outdoor stadium in the southeastern United States in Birmingham, Alabama, primarily designed to be used as a venue for American football, but occasionally used for other large outdoor events. Moving the Barons back to the city and this good stadium was a good idea. Regions Field Back of Scoreboard, Photo by Marc Viquez, Stadium Journey.
Grab from the rotating selection in the draft beer area by first base ($7). All upgrades for Regions Field will be completed prior to Opening Night on Thursday, April 9th as the Barons begin the season with a five-game homestand against the Rocket City Trash Pandas. A longtime resident of Birmingham, Judge graduated from Alabama A&M University. Regions Field1401 1st Ave SBirmingham, AL 35233.
Center to Home at Regions Field, Photo by Michael Rusignuolo, Stadium Journey. All Rights Reserved. “Regions Field continues to be a special ballpark that has not only contributed to the revitalization of downtown but also added to the quality of life for the entire metro area,” said Barons General Manager Jonathan Nelson. Naming rights: Regions Financial Corporation reportedly pays $500,000 per year to brand the ballpark after the Birmingham-based bank. Regions Field is located adjacent to the Railroad Park, just south of downtown Birmingham. The ballpark is right by the biggest cluster of restaurants by the train station. Regions Field Stadium Upgrades Announced By Birmingham Barons - Birmingham, AL - The 2020 Birmingham Barons season is approaching, and team officials have announced new features at … But your first stop should be the first base beer stands, which have a rotating selection from local breweries TrimTab, Cahaba, and Good People. Since returning to Birmingham, he has joined the boards of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, the Auburn University Foundation, and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. The "bed tax" increase, which went into effect on January 15, 2011, is being used to pay back the private placement bonds secured through BBVA Compass ($60 million) and Citizens Trust Bank ($4 million). Moving the Barons back to the city and this good stadium was a good idea.  However, its orientation was changed in the final design with center field located at the eastern end of the facility with the backdrop being the downtown Birmingham skyline, UAB and the medical district and Red Mountain.