Arts & Entertainment

Vintage Base Ball Plays by Century-old Rulesi
X
August 14, 2013 2:36 PM
It’s summertime in North America, and for many Americans the hot days of August mean it's time for baseball. Reporter Mike Osborne recently found a game under way in a Nashville, Tennessee, park. But it was not the game he remembered playing as a child. It's Vintage Base Ball, played by the rules that governed the sport in 1864, when it was still spelled as two words. A recent but growing phenomenon, vintage teams can now be found in about half of the American states.

Vintage Base Ball Plays by Century-old Rules

Published August 14, 2013

It’s summertime in North America, and for many Americans the hot days of August mean it's time for baseball. Reporter Mike Osborne recently found a game under way in a Nashville, Tennessee, park. But it was not the game he remembered playing as a child. It's Vintage Base Ball, played by the rules that governed the sport in 1864, when it was still spelled as two words. A recent but growing phenomenon, vintage teams can now be found in about half of the American states.


You May Like

New England Bears Brunt of US Blizzard

Boston, surrounding region grapple with as much as 3 feet of snow, coastal flooding; leaders in New York, spared most severe weather, criticized for being overly cautious More

China Lifts Lid on Sale of Fake Goods Online

A recent survey found nearly 60 percent of a random sample of items bought from Taobao were fake More

Upward Aims to Create Old-girls Network in Silicon Valley

Lisa Lambert, an executive with Intel Corp.'s venture-capital unit, responds to the gender-disparity debate by creating a new social organization More