Vintage BB 3

Enjoy some barehanded, 1861 rules Base Ball in the coming weeks.

The Thames BBC schedule for August/September (all times TBA):

Sat Aug 6              Woodstock Hilltoppers @ Woodstock, CT

Sat Aug 20            Wethersfield Red Onion @ Fort Trumbull

Sat Aug 27            Bristol Blues BBC @ Bristol, RI or South Dartmouth, RI

Sun Sep 25           Bristol Blues BBC @ Concordia Boatyard in South Dartmouth, RI

Thames home games are at Fort Trumbull State Park in New London.  More info at:


Schedule information for the Lisbon Tunnelman, another vintage team in CT, can be found at:.


All dates are tentative.  Before attending, confirm the date and game time with Michael Dreimiller ( or Jim Wyman (  In addition to being good guys and fine vintage players, Mike and Jim are CT SABR members.

And don’t forget that a special Vintage BB event will happen on Sat., July 30, 11 AM, at the Springfield, MA Armory.  Two back-to-back games will be played beginning between the Lisbon Tunnelmen and the Woodstock Hilltoppers, demonstrating Civil War era rules, costumes, equipment and culture of the 1860s. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnic lunch and enjoy seeing the game as it was played 150 years ago!  More info at:


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