Lynn Live Oaks vs. Lowell BBC and Portsmouth Rockinghams vs. Newburyport Clamdiggers
May 18, 10:00 a.m.
Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Little’s Lane, Newbury, Mass.
Free to Historic New England members, $5 nonmembers
Watch four of the five teams of the new Essex Base Ball Association, the Newburyport Clamdiggers, Lynn Live Oaks, Lowell Base Ball Nine, the Portsmouth Rockinghams, and the new (old) Georgetown Samosets, play baseball using 1860s rules. At these fun, historically accurate games, players pitch underhand, a ball bounced once and caught is an out, and no gloves are allowed. Snacks, baseballs, and cards are available for purchase. Grass field seating: bring blankets and lawn chairs, no reserved seating. Weather permitting, please call.
In partnership with the Essex Base Ball Association and Ipswich Ale.
Please call 978-462-2634 for more information. Purchase tickets now