How to watch 2024 MLB game at Rickwood Field

On June 20, in Birmingham, Alabama, the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals will play the first Major League Baseball game at Rickwood Field, the oldest professional ballpark in the United States and former home of the Negro Leagues' Birmingham Black Barons.

The game took on even more significance Tuesday after Willie Mays, who started his professional career with the Black Barons in 1948, died at 93.

More on the Rickwood game:

MLB to honor Mays, Negro Leagues

MLB descends on Birmingham

Willie Mays is in Rickwood in spirit

More on Mays:

Schoenfield: Mays was even better than his all-time great stats

Kurkjian: Mays was a joy to watch

Kurkjian: Remembering Mays on his 90th birthday

Rhoden: Willie Mays and the birth of cool in sports

When is the Rickwood Field game?

The Cardinals and Giants play Thursday night at 7:15 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast on Fox.

What else is planned for the week?

On Tuesday, the Double-A Birmingham Black Barons played a game against the Montgomery Gray Sox, losing 6-5. On Wednesday, MLB is hosting a Juneteenth celebrity softball game, Barnstorm Birmingham.

Where can fans find more on the Rickwood Field game?

Check out the ESPN MLB page and Andscape for full coverage.