In an April 10, 2013 photo Birmingham Barons fans check out Regions Field on opening Day. It feels like Birmingham finally is emerging from the shadows cast by the ugly racial violence of 1963. The city's minor league baseball team relocated this season from the suburbs and is drawing big crowds to a new downtown stadium that opens to Birmingham's skyline. It's across the street from an urban park built on what was an unsightly lot strewn with weeds and gravel along railroad lines. (AP Photo/AL.com, Joe Songer) MAGS OUT

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In an April 10, 2013 photo Birmingham Barons fans check out Regions Field on opening Day. It feels like Birmingham finally is emerging from the shadows cast by the ugly racial violence of 1963.   The city's minor league baseball team relocated this season from the suburbs and is drawing big crowds to a new downtown stadium that opens to Birmingham's skyline. It's across the street from an urban park built on what was an unsightly lot strewn with weeds and gravel along railroad lines. (AP Photo/AL.com, Joe Songer) MAGS OUT
In an April 10, 2013 photo Birmingham Barons fans check out Regions Field on opening Day. It feels like Birmingham finally is emerging from the shadows cast by the ugly racial violence of 1963. The city's minor league baseball team relocated this season from the suburbs and is drawing big crowds to a new downtown stadium that opens to Birmingham's skyline. It's across the street from an urban park built on what was an unsightly lot strewn with weeds and gravel along railroad lines. (AP Photo/AL.com, Joe Songer) MAGS OUT
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