Rickwood Field, the oldest professional ballpark in the United States and former home of the Birmingham Black Barons of the Negro Leagues, will be the site of a special Regular Season contest between the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants on June 20, 2024. The game is a tribute to the Negro Leagues and one of baseball’s best and most charismatic players Willie Mays, who began his professional career in the Negro Leagues playing for the Black Barons.

To coincide with this seminal moment in both black baseball and Negro League’s history, in MLB The Show ‘24, we’re dropping a very special Storyline on June 20th celebrating the career of Willie Mays and the majesty of Rickwood Field. Throughout the storyline, you’ll have opportunities to unlock special rewards such as Rickwood Field, a pair of Birmingham Black Barons uniforms, icons, bat skins and young Willie Mays.

Celebrate and learn about baseball legends throughout the sport’s history. The Storylines mode transports you into baseball’s past to relive iconic moments of baseball’s legends like Josh Gibson and Derek Jeter. Experience career-defining moments through a combination of immersive gameplay that may inspire you to make history of your own.

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