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If you’re a fan of baseball and history, you don’t want to miss the Birmingham Negro Southern League Museum’s collections of memorabilia and artifacts from the Negro Southern League, the Negro American League, and Negro National League.The Negro Southern League, which spans from 1920 to 1951, brought greats such as Willie Mays and Leroy “Satchel” Paige, to name a few, to the national forefront of the sport.
In addition, fans begin to learn that there were three Black women pioneers of the Negro Leagues: Connie Morgan, Toni Stone, and the infamous Mamie “Peanut” Johnson, who made history pitching for the Indianapolis Clowns and was the lone survivor of the three women up until December 18, 2017.
The Negro Southern League Museum includes exceptional artifacts from the era, including one of my personal favorites – the interactive Satchel Paige hologram. Fans shouldn’t come to Birmingham and miss it!
Negro Southern League Museum in Birmingham, Alabama is a must-see for baseball fans everywhere.
You should also capture the Bo Jackson display, an exhibit featuring Rickwood Field, one of the oldest ballparks in the country. After your tour, be sure to step into Michael’s Steak & Seafood restaurant to dine on top-notch cuisine while overlooking Regions Field, the new home of the Birmingham Barons.
Come check out original team uniforms, player contracts, trophies, and the display of 1,500 baseballs autographed by the legends themselves, all with FREE ADMISSION, every Tuesday through Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
Due to repairs as well as health concerns related to COVID-19, at this time the Negro Southern League Museum is only allowing visitors through pre-scheduled appointments. Tours are scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis with preference given to those that schedule their visit in advance.
Please REFER TO THIS PAGE for additional COVID-19 visit details per the venue. Call (205) 581-3040 with any further questions.
HOURS AND ADMISSION INFO
FREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC
Tuesday-Saturday FROM 10 AM – 4 PM (Closed Sundays and Mondays)
Check out the Tour Tuesdays ($1.00) as well as the Player-guided Tours, where legendary Negro Southern League players offer a one-of-a-kind tour during your visit!
20 16th St S
Birmingham, AL 35233
(located at University of Alabama at Birmingham)
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Weekly on Wednesday @ 10:00 am-4:00 pm (starting September 28, 2021)
Birmingham, AL 35233