The earliest Opening day in Major League Baseball history began yesterday and that means our own Birmingham Barons home opener is not far behind. The Barons launch their 2018 home schedule against the Montgomery Biscuits on April 11th.
On that magical night, the Barons need several ingredients to start the season – the players, fans, concessions, parking details, Babe Ruff and yes… the Taco. They also need National Anthem singers and musicians.
This week, Bham Now got to witness a long-standing baseball tradition – auditions to sing the National Anthem.
Checkout the wonderful video and photo gallery montage by our own Jacob Blankenship and Wade Cline.
Home to many American Idol winners, there is not a shortage of talented singers and musicians here in Birmingham ready to step in front of the mic and patriotically belt out the National Anthem at Regions Field in front of 8,500 Birmingham Barons fans.
Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.