Birmingham Barons offer free admission for last games played in Hoover | News
HOOVER, AL (WBRC)- This weekend will be the last chance for Birmingham Barons fans to watch the team play at Regions Park in Hoover. Next season, the team will play in the new stadium being built in downtown Birmingham.
As a way of saying "thank you" to the fans for the past 25 years of support in Hoover, the Barons are offering free admission to their last two games on Sunday, Sept. 2 and Monday, Sept. 3. Fans will be allowed to sit in any general admission seat for free as the Barons face off against the Chattanooga Lookouts. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, there will also be a fireworks show after the game.
"The City of Hoover has enjoyed the long-term relationship with the Barons organization," Hoover Mayor Gary Ivey said in a release. "We wish them the best in their future endeavor."
The Barons' owner, Don Logan, thanked Mayor Ivey and Hoover residents for the city's support of his team.
"On behalf of the Birmingham Barons, we would like to thank the people of Hoover for their long time support of the Barons," Barons owner Don Logan stated. "We also want to thank Mayor Ivey and his staff for their excellent leadership, vision and professionalism. Our community will continue to thrive under their watch."
The Barons have played in Regions Park since 1988. More than seven million fans have watched a Barons baseball game there during the past 25 years.
Copyright 2012 WBRC. All rights reserved.