10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Portsmouth Rockinghams vs. Newburyport Clamdiggers
Lowell BBC vs. Lynn Live Oaks
Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Little’s Lane, Newbury, Mass.
Free to Historic New England members
Take a step back in time and enjoy a springtime day on the farm. Enjoy traditional New England music and cheer on your favorite team as the Newburyport Clamdiggers, Lynn Live Oaks, Lowell Base Ball Club, and Portsmouth Rockinghams take the field. The teams of the Essex Base Ball Association 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. In partnership with the Essex Base Ball Association and Ipswich Ale Brewery.
Please call 978-462-2634 for more information.