Birmingham Barons

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Birmingham Barons
Founded in 1885
Birmingham, Alabama
BirminghamBaronsLogo2007.PNG BirminghamBaronsCap.png
Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Double-A (1946–1961; 1964–1965; 1967–1975; 1981–present)
Previous
  • Class-A1 (1936–1945)
  • Class-A (1902–1935)
  • Class-B (1892–1901)
Minor league affiliations
League Southern League (1972–1975; 1981–present)
Division North
Previous leagues
Major league affiliations
Current Chicago White Sox (1986–present)
Previous
Minor league titles
Dixie Series titles (6)
  • 1929
  • 1931
  • 1948
  • 1951
  • 1958
  • 1967
League titles (12)
  • 1928
  • 1936
  • 1948
  • 1951
  • 1958
  • 1967
  • 1983
  • 1987
  • 1989
  • 1993
  • 2002
  • 2013
Pennants (10)
  • 1888
  • 1892
  • 1906
  • 1912
  • 1914
  • 1928
  • 1929
  • 1931
  • 1958
  • 1959
Team data
Nickname Birmingham Barons (1981–present)
Previous names
  • Birmingham A's (1967–1975)
  • Birmingham Barons (1901–1961; 1964–65)
  • Birmingham Reds (1898)
  • Birmingham Bluebirds (1896)
  • Birmingham Blues (1893)
  • Birmingham Grays (1892–1893)
  • Birmingham (1889)
  • Birmingham Maroons (1888)
  • Birmingham Ironmakers (1887)
  • Birmingham Coal Barons (1885)
Colors Black, Red, Gray
              
Ballpark
Previous parks
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
The Logan Family
Manager Julio Vinas
General Manager Jonathan Nelson

The Birmingham Barons are a minor league baseball team based in Birmingham, Alabama. The team, which plays in the Southern League, is the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox and play at Regions Field in downtown Birmingham.

Playoffs and championships[edit]

  • Southern League Playoff Appearances (16): 1983, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013
  • Southern League Championships (6): 1983, 1987, 1989, 1993, 2002, 2013

Televison and radio[edit]

All Birmingham Barons games are televised live on MiLB.TV.[1] All games are also broadcast on radio on WERC 105.5 FM and AM960.[2] Birmingham Barons Hall-of-Fame broadcaster Curt Bloom is the broadcast commentator for both WERC and MiLB.TV and has been the broadcast commentator since 1992.[3]

Roster[edit]

Birmingham Barons roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders


Manager

  • 54 Julio Vinas

Coaches


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Chicago White Sox 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated August 1, 2017
Transactions
More MiLB rosters
Chicago White Sox minor league players

Notable Barons/Birmingham A's[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MiLB.tv". Minor League Baseball. Retrieved July 28, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Covering the Barons" (PDF). Birmingham Barons Media Guide. Minor League Baseball. p. 108. Retrieved July 28, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Barons Front Office Staff" (PDF). Birmingham Barons Media Guide. Minor League Baseball. p. 105. Retrieved July 28, 2017. 

External links[edit]