Birmingham Barons Overview

Fast facts

League: Southern League

Head Coach: Lorenzo Bundy

Team Mascot: Babe Ruff, Lillie Mays

Year Opened: 2013

Capacity: 8500

City / State: Birmingham / Alabama

Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Birmingham Barons vs Montgomery Biscuits

Rival Team: Montgomery Biscuits

You won’t want to miss it when the Birmingham Barons take on in-state rivals Montgomery. The two teams compete for bragging rights over the state of Alabama making every game between these two Southern League North Division rivals a must-see.

Birmingham Barons vs Chattanooga Lookouts

Rival Team: Chattanooga Lookouts

The Lookouts are one of the closest teams to Birmingham geographically and are the Double-A affiliates of the Barons’ parent club the White Sox rivals the Minnesota Twins. The opportunity to see future representatives of the White Sox-Twins rivalry is something diehard baseball fans won’t want to miss, so get your tickets when the Lookouts come to town.

Birmingham Barons Tailgate Guide


With the Barons move back to downtown Birmingham, you’ll find lots of bars and restaurants near the ballpark as well as plenty of parking spaces. Good People Brewing Company is right next to Regions Field and is an excellent place to grab a few beers. If you don’t mind venturing out a bit further, Black Market Bar and Grill offers some great eats as well as drinks.

You won’t have to worry about finding parking either when attending a Barons game. The Barons have partnered with nearby businesses to have a handful of lots available making it easy for you to find a parking space on game days.

Finally, make sure to get a picture of the “Birmingham” sign on your way into the ballpark. The sign is one of the signature features of Regions Field and is a can’t-miss for anyone taking in a game here.

There is a lot to see and do near the Barons’ new home as well as lots of parking giving you no excuse not to attend a Barons game this season.


Birmingham Sign

The giant “Birmingham” sign will greet you when you arrive at Regions Field. The sign is a must-see and does a fantastic job of showing off Birmingham city pride at the ballpark.

Regions Field Tour

Take advantage of the opportunity to take a tour of Regions Field before the game. Tours are available between 9am and 5pm, just make sure to make your reservation a week in advance.

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Where to tailgate

Birmingham Barons Stadium Guide

In Game

Baseball has been a huge part of the culture in the city of Birmingham since 1892 when the Barons first came into existence. As a result of the baseball’s long history in the city of Birmingham, you’ll find a packed house when attending a Barons game. The fans here simply adore this team, and to many Birmingham residents, there is no better way to spend a summer evening than by attending a Barons game.

One of the best parts of attending a Barons game is the club’s brand new ballpark, which opened in 2013. The gorgeous Regions Field is one of the best ballparks in the Southern League and a fantastic place to take in a game. The ballpark features incredible sightlines, tons of family entertainment, and lots of Barons history around the stadium.

In addition to the fantastic fan support and incredible fan support, the in-game entertainment also makes attending a Barons game a memorable experience. The mascot race is quite a hoot that no one in attendance will want to miss. Young fans will also enjoy the antics of the Barons’ two canine mascots Babe Ruff and Lillie Mays.

A Birmingham Barons game is a fun way to spend some time during a visit to Birmingham, so get your tickets to a Barons game today.

Things to check out

Batting Cage

Have you ever wanted to take a few hacks in the same batting cage as your favorite team? If so, then make sure to take advantage of the opportunity to use batting cage in right field at select games.

Youth Sports Zone

Stop by the Youth Sports Zone, which is home to a mini baseball diamond, and play some wiffle ball during your visit to Regions Field. You won’t want to miss your chance to enjoy the Youth Sports Zone, so take some time to check it out during the game.

Family Fun Zone

Kids will love the Family Fun Zone. The Family Fun Zone features inflatables and other kids activities making it an excellent place to take restless kids during the game.

Mascot Race

You won’t want to miss the mascot race at Regions Field. The mascot race is a favorite among Barons fans, and you never know how it will go down, so stay in your seat when you see the mascots take the field.

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Barons Sports Depot

Pick up a souvenir from the Barons Sports Depot Team Shop. The team shop is home to all kinds of Barons merchandise including t-shirts, caps, jerseys, foam fingers, and more.

Babe Ruff and Lillie Mays

Keep an eye out for the Barons’ mascots Babe Ruff and Lillie Mays. The two lovable mascots entertain the crowd with their antics throughout the game and, you can get their autographs at the Barons Sports Depot after the 7th inning stretch.

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Barons History on the Concourse

Take a walk around the concourse to see all of the Barons history on display. The concourse is filled with pictures of past Barons greats including Michael Jordan, who played for the Barons in 1994, so take some time to see them all.

Birmingham Barons Bars & Restaurants

  1. Paramount Bar

    Paramount Bar

    Cocktails & creative pub grub offered in a vintage, industrial-chic setup with video & arcade games.

    200 20th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  2. The Collins Bar

    Cocktails Limelight

    Unfussy lounge featuring custom-made craft cocktails, elevated comfort food & quirky decor.

    2125 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  3. Iron City


    Birmingham's premiere entertainment venue!

    513 22nd St S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA

    Bar website

    american - sportsbar - $$$

  4. Carrigan’s Public House

    Carrigans Public House

    Airy, industrial spot with a patio & roof deck for upscale pub fare, craft beer & cocktails.

    2430 Morris Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  5. Innisfree Pub


    Whether it’s for a game day weekend, to reminisce on college days, or to create new memories, if you are looking for a good time, there’s only one thing to do - Head to the Free.

    710 29th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA

    Bar website

    european - $

  6. FIVE


    Homey eatery & bar known for simple 5-item brunch, lunch & dinner menus that use local ingredients.

    744 29th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA

    Bar website

    - $$

  7. Marty’s PM

    Martys PM

    You've never really lived until you party in Marty's.

    1813 10th Ct S, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA

    Bar website

    american - $

  8. Dave’s Pub

    Daves Pub

    Low-key fixture with a long bar & covered patio offering clever cocktails, draft beer & live music.

    1128 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  9. 3000 Bar

    beer burger Buddys Place

    Birmingham's Premier Fat Tuesdays daiquiri & Hookah Bar! With a full service bar, vip sections & bottle service. Perfect for dates, mingling & parties!

    1100 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  10. Black Market Bar and Grill

    Black Market Bar and Grill

    Cheery saloon with lots of windows & table seating offering basic counter-service American fare.

    1035 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  11. Al’s Deli & Grill

    Als Deli Grill

    American & Mediterranean fare served all day & night in a down-to-earth diner with outdoor seating.

    1629 10th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA

    Bar website

    european - $$

  12. Rib-It-Up

    Rib It Up chicken

    BBQ sandwiches & plates, plus Southern-style sides & desserts, served in easygoing surroundings.

    830 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

    Bar website

    bbq - $$

  13. Hot and Hot Fish Club

    Hot and Hot Fish Club

    Cozy cafe serving farm-to-table regional fare, Gulf fish & wines in a historic building.

    2901 2nd Ave S # 110, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA

    Bar website

    american - $$

  14. 5 Point Public House and Oyster Bar


    Lofty watering hole in an industrial space providing oysters, burgers & an extensive beer selection.

    1210 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA

    Bar website

    - $$

  15. Dreamland Bar-B-Que

    Dreamland Bar B Que

    Local BBQ chain serving hickory-fired ribs, plates & sandwiches, plus wings & comfort sides.

    1427 14th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA

    Bar website

    american - $