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Remembering Two Former Birmingham Black Barons of the Negro Leagues, who...

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Willie James Lee and Archie “Dropo” Young, two jewels of the Negro Leagues, recently passed. Lee passed on Oct. 12...

99-year-old Negro League player, among oldest living, attends baseball reunion in...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Dozens of Negro League baseball players gathered in Birmingham for their annual reunion recently. Among them was 99-year-old...

Turn Back The Clock Baseball Game Brings Nostalgia of Rickwood Field

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama NewsCenter Kellet May of Vestavia Hills wasn’t going to let a change of venue change her attire for last week’s...

Heated rivalry between Alabama State and Alabama A&M headed to Regions...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Nothing compares to the pageantry and spirit that surrounds the Magic City Classic, the annual football showdown between...

Opera tells story of Negro Leagues’ baseball star Josh Gibson

By Beth J. Harpaz AP Travel Editor An opera about Negro Leagues' baseball star Josh Gibson, whose power hitting rivaled Babe Ruth’s, will have its world...

The Inspirational Importance Of Fox’s “Pitch”

Ricardo A. Hazell ©2016, The Shadow League Oftentimes, television is a medium that can take us away from the doldrums of everyday reality. That's one of...

21st Annual Rickwood Classic to Feature Cy Young winner Rollie Fingers

    The Birmingham Barons and The Friends of Rickwood will welcome baseball fans back to legendary Rickwood Field for the 21st Annual Rickwood Classic on...

BASEBALL AT AUBURN CANCELLED

BASEBALL AT AUBURN CANCELLED   AUBURN – Tuesday’s Alabama State – Auburn baseball game has been cancelled. There is no official word at this time if...

This Week in Alabama State Athletics

This Week in Alabama State Athletics   The winter and spring sports are in full swing as they continue to overlap each other. Mon. March 2 M/W Golf:...

Black History: Aaron, Henry Louis

 (1934- ) Henry Louis Aaron was born February 5, 1934, in Mobile, Alabama, the third of eight children to Herbert Aaron, a shipyard worker at...

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