Vintage Base Ball Tournament


vintage baseball tournament Saturday, July 22, 2017
10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Families can enjoy an afternoon of old-time baseball on Saturday, July 22 as the Great Black Swamp Frogs, the Spiegel Grove Squires, the Elkhart County Railroaders and the Sauder Village Windmills gather for a Vintage Base Ball Tournament at Sauder Village. With base ball games being played using rules from the 1860s and a chance for kids to run the bases, this fun-filled event is sure to be a big hit with families throughout the region!

Originally developed in the Midwest, vintage base ball follows the rules and customs established early in baseball’s history This is the seventh year for a Vintage Base Ball Tournament to be held at Sauder Village. Teams will play shortened games in the pasture area and will play by 1860s rules. There will be six games played throughout the afternoon. Game times are at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.  The winning team will receive the hand-made travelling trophy made at Sauder Village. Between the games, children will have a chance to run the bases.

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