Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
For Immediate Release
Contact: Joe Davis
Riverwalk Stadium One of "Coolest"
Montgomery Riverwalk Stadium featured on national list
MONTGOMERY, AL - Montgomery Riverwalk Stadium has once
again received national recognition, this time getting
named one of the "25 Coolest Minor League Ballparks in
The list, released last week by Complex Magazine,
ranks Riverwalk as the 23rd "coolest minor league park
in the country" and draws a comparison to a Big
"Built into the facade of a decommissioned train
station," Complex's Jack Erwin
wrote, "Riverwalk easily trumps San Diego's
Petco Field for the Best Use of an Existing Structure award
in ballpark design."
Complex also praised the curve built into the wall
in the right field corner.
"Montgomery went for a more understated approach to
ballpark idiosyncrasy when they opened Riverwalk in 2004,
including a simple, notched curve in right field to
accomodate a flag pole, a feature that doesn't call too
much attention to itself, and doesn't make outfielders
feel like they're playing in an amusement park
The Biscuits are in their eighth season in Riverwalk
Stadium, and have received numerous distinctions on a
national level for their downtown ballpark. ESPN.com has
featured Riverwalk on its Sports Travel Series, and Travel
Channel's Man vs. Food called the now-famous Chicken
Biscuit with Alaga Syrup the 4th-best ballpark food in the
country, major or minor league.
Complex Magazine is a men's lifestyle magazine
circulated in 500,00 households nationwide, touted as
"The Original Buyer's Guide for Men".
The Biscuits will wrap up their 2011 home schedule with a
ten-game homestand beginning Sunday, August 21st, and
running until Tuesday, August 30th. Highlights of the
homestand include Charities Night on Friday the 26th,
Alabama/Auburn Night presented by WLWI and 95.1 the Fox on
the 27th, and Fan Appreciation Night to close out the
season on the 30th. MAX Fireworks Spectaculars will follow
all three of those nights.
For tickets, dial the box office at (334)
323-2255, visit the box office at the corner of Coosa
and Tallapoosa in downtown Montgomery, or log on