Barons Prepare to host All Star Game

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(WIAT) — For the first time since 2009 the Birmingham Barons are getting ready to host the Southern League All Star Game. 

The game features the best players from around the Southern League including several from the hometown Birmingham Barons.

It’s really a showcase of some of the top prospects in all of minor league baseball.” Said Barons General Manager Jonathan Nelson “To be able to showcase not only the hometown Barons players, the players within our league, the prospects coming up, it’s really a treat and we’re looking forward to a great event overall.

This will be the first time at Regions Field as the previous game was held at the Hoover Met.

The game will be held Tuesday, June 19th first pitch in the Home Run Derby will be at 5:15 PM with the first pitch of the game at 7:05.

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