BIRMINGHAM (WVUA) - Wednesday is opening day for the new Regions Field in Downtown Birmingham.
A ribbon cutting is planned for 4:30 p.m. with officials from around the state and the City of Birmingham, including Governor Robert Bentley.
WVUA will bring you live coverage on the WVUA News at 6 and 10.
First pitch in the new stadium is set for 7:05 p.m. against the Mississippi Braves.
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