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Historic Baseball All-Star Event Set for Oct 14 at Muzzy Field

Take a step back in time and see how America’s favorite pastime was played and enjoyed over 150 years ago.

On Sunday, October 14, 2018, the Bristol Historical Society in collaboration with Team Bristol will be hosting a double header vintage baseball game at Muzzy Field.

Billed as “The 2018 Northeast Historic Baseball All-Star Event”, players from the New England states will compete in two separate games: the first by 1864 rules and the second by those of 1865.

The teams will be dressed in authentic period uniforms and compete with vintage equipment on a playing field without a pitcher’s mound, as was the standard of the day. The score will be posted on a blackboard and announcements made through a megaphone.

Play will begin at 12 noon and last until approximately 4 PM. Admission is free and children are welcome.

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