Our first match of the 2016 season is this Saturday at Fort Trumbull in New London vs. the Lisbon Tunnelmen. First pitch is at 11:00am. 2nd game should start by 1:00pm.
Los Angeles — Daniel Lucius “Doc” Adams may never be a household name like baseball’s imagined inventor Abner Doubleday or basketball’s actual inventor James Naismith. But a newly verified set of documents, titled “Laws of Base Ball,” being sold at an auction that ends Saturday, go a long way toward lifting him to legendary status…
Read more: You ARE the father: Who is Doc Adams, baseball’s dad” – Andrew Dalton/AP (23 Apr 2016)
We have a scrimmage against the Connecticut College Baseball Club scheduled for Saturday April 23rd at 11:00am on the campus green at the college.
The team will hold its first practice of the 2016 season on Thursday, April 13th, at 5:30pm on our home field at Fort Trumbull in New London! We will be practicing at 5:30pm every Thursday at the Fort for the remained of our season, weather permitting. If you’re interested in joining us for a practice please contact us to confirm that practice is on before driving to the Fort.
Our season schedule is still being finalized but it should be posted by the end of this week.
“Modern baseball may have new founder” – Andrew Dalton/AP
“Los Angeles — Modern baseball may have found its birth certificate. And with it a new birth date, and new founding father.
Coinciding with the start of the major league season, a set of game-changing documents went up for sale this week. Their authenticity and significance are verified by experts including John Thorn, Major League Baseball’s official historian.
The 1857 documents titled “Laws of Base Ball” establish the essentials of the modern game: The distance of the base paths is 90 feet, the length of the game is nine innings and nine players are in the field…”