Happy Fathers Day to all the fathers out there…. Wish we had better news, but due to the rain in the forecast we will be canceling the games today. Its a busy weekend and all four of our teams will be in action.
A curiosity puzzled the Cumberland ballists prior to their recent match against the Machinists of Knoxville. They stood round the infield preliminary to the contest at Bi-centennial Park wondering, What did this number represent? What bi-centennial?
August Now that the dog days of Summer have hit and school is out, many MAVBBL clubs hit the road for festivals and tournaments all up and down the east coast and even across the country. July brought the heat and the mother of all vintage base ball festivals, the 10th Annual Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival. No less than 14 of our clubs were involved in the two day event which features clubs from all over America from Maine to Tennessee and Rhode Island to Michigan.
Vintage Base Ball is a pastimewith its beginnings and progressions mimicking those that occurred in America over years ago. Teams competing today wear period reproduction uniforms, use period authentic equipment and follow baseball rules from the 19th century in order to accurately present the history of baseball to the public. Matches can be seen almost 12 months out of each year at open-air museums, living history villages, Civil War re-enactments and city parks and is played in over 20 states including Canada. Join the VBBA!
Club To help promote the game we love and build an even closer family of vintage base ball enthusiasts. This private group is dedicated to the design work of Kid Garcia and current projects. Request to join if you want to talk about getting some Baseball designs created for your club, player or league.
Linton Weeks. Vintage base ball players — sort of like Civil War re-enactors who wield wooden bats instead of muskets — move among us. They glory in the past times of America's pastime.
Michigan alone boasts more than 35 clubs, including at least four ladies clubs. Virtually every weekend from late April until early October matches are played throughout the state, and the whole pastime operates without any sort of organizing league or authority. The matches are strictly amateur and organized by the clubs themselves, purely for fun.
The Douglas Dutchers Base Ball club was formed in order to provide historic value to the Douglas and Saugatuck communities. It was established to promote historical education for the community through the participation in an vintage setting. It has promoted increased interest in - not only, sporting events of that era and the beginnings of baseball in America - but, a general knowledge of other aspects of that era. Roosevelt Administration.
The Cincinnati Vintage Base Ball Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to faithfully recreating the sport of base ball as it was played inthe year the legendary Cincinnati Red Stockings famously introduced professional base ball to America and defeated every team it faced. Our club features two teams, the Cincinnati Red Stockingsand their local rivals from the time, the Cincinnati Buckeyeswho have been playing vintage base ball since and respectively. We utilize the rules, customs and terminology of the day, maintain honest sporting attitudes during play, and field capable, gentlemanly ball players from all walks of life who share the same love for the game of base ball.