The Savannah Bananas — a team called the “The Greatest Show in Baseball” by ESPN — will be playing at Historic Rickwood Field on April 16, 2022.
Birmingham was one of seven locations chosen for the Savannah Bananas World Tour.
Savannah Bananas World Tour
Established in 2016, when not on tour, the Bananas play their home games in front of a sold out, 4,000 person crowd at Grayson Stadium in Savannah, Georgia. Games at the historic ballpark have been sold out for five straight years and fans join a 10,000 person waiting list with the hopes of securing tickets.
What to Expect
In addition to a fun-loving roster of baseball players, expect dancers, performers, mascots and musicians. There will also be a few “Banana Ball rules for this game. They include:
- No bunting
- No walks
- Two-hour time limit
- Fans catching foul balls for outs
- Batters stealing first base
- One-on-one tiebreaker showdown at the end of the game
The Opponent… Party Animals
According to the Bananas their rival will be the Party Animals. Rosters for both teams are filled by independent players who have been scouted, tried out, and signed contracts for the 2022 Banana Ball World Tour.
Tickets Go On Sale in February – Priority List
In 2021, the Bananas took their tour to Mobile selling out two dates in March at Hank Aaron Stadium —ALL 7000+ seats.
Expect tixs to go fast at Rickwood which go on sale in February. Bananas fans can sign on to a priority list to have access to tickets before the public sale. Here are the details.