Baseball Father-and-Son Have Their Day In The Solar At Rickwood Field
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 – through B.B. Branton
It changed into the late spring period of 1929 in Birmingham and seven-year-old Nick Dobbs invested the majority of his energy all through these late spring a long time at Rickwood field watching and applauding the Birmingham Barons who had been on their way to deal with winning the Southern association flag.
thankful that his father, Johnny Dobbs, transformed into the Barons administrator, Nick had a free stream to the computer games to screen a viable pitching gathering of laborers with a couple of 20-computer game champs and six regulars who hit .300 or predominant win the groups’ second consecutive flag in front of Southern affiliation individuals including Chattanooga Lookouts, Atlanta Crackers and the new Orleans Pelicans.
quick forward 85 years, and on an extra summer season evening (shutting Wednesday) Chattanooga local Nick Dobbs remained between the burrow and private plate at Rickwood holder to acknowledge a plaque from the Barons as they accepted the late Johnny Dobbs into the company’s hall of notoriety.