Vintage Lumberjack
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Vintage Lumberjack

In December 1997 the Quicksteps, a Twin Cities vintage base-ball club, challenged the Washington County Historical Society to a match online game of 1858 rules base ball (to check out the vernacular associated with time, we make use of two words). WCHS accepted and decided to revive the Saint Croix base-ball Club to guard the honor of St. Croix Valley as well as the nationwide Pastime.

Through the sponsorship of Andersen Microsoft windows, the Saint Croix base-ball nine once more took into the diamond within Lumberjack times 1998.

The classic base ball matches played in Minnesota essentially imitate the game that would have already been played following the 1857 nine inning guideline took impact and prior to the 1864 rule change that changed the one-bound out rule beginning in 1865. The small rule variations that were held between these years are sometimes open to debate. A stealing guideline, and sporadically various other principles and conventions are consented to prior to a match. Classic groups across the nation do not fundamentally have fun with the very same 1860 game because of variations which go beyond the 38 sections into the guideline set. The 1860 “New York Rules” online game that St. Croixs follow was also played by Civil War troops during times during the leisure, which helped to really make it a pastime for the whole country.

2017 Vintage Base Ball Plan

Days Subject to Change

Saturday might 20th – vs. Afton @ Crocker Park Noon

Saturday June 17th – vs. Rovers/LaCrescent Hay Lake School Beer Tasting 11-4pm
Saturday Jun 24th – vs. Blue Caps @ Menomonie, WI time TBD

Saturday July 1st vs. Forest Lake Brewers @ Schumaker Field, woodland Lake 1pm
Tuesday July 4th vs. Northfield Silver Stars @ Northfield St. Olaf industry 1pm
Saturday July 22nd vs. numerous clubs @ Stillwater for Lumberjack times begin 11am
[Afton, Northfield, LaCrescent, Rum River, Quicksteps, Arlington, St. Croix]

Sunday August 20th vs. Blue Caps/Rovers @ Barron Co. Hist. Soc. in Cameron, WI

Saturday September 9th vs. Silver Stars/ Baltics @ Northfield 11am