Mr. Baker (1949-2017)

It is with great sadness that we note the passing of our founder and friend, Edward Baker, who passed away on October 29 after a five-year battle with thyroid cancer. He was featured in a video that The Day produced about our team back in 2015. Mr. Baker, who was the Executive Director of the New London County Historical Society, founded our team after the vintage base ball team that he had been playing with, the Mystic Oceanics, folded in 2004.

“Of Strikers and Hands, A Bunch of Cranks, and a Good Bit of Hearty Hollering…”

New-London-vintage-baseball-two-teams-photosink-publicationsMore press! Nice article by Ink Publications. You can pick up a free copy of the magazine in downtown New London at Muddy Waters, Thames River Greenery, Hygienic Art, Bean and Leaf, and Flavours of Life.

Of Strikers and Hands, A Bunch of Cranks, and a Good Bit of Hearty Hollering…” – Ink Publications (July 1, 2015)

“America’s game, played by 1861 rules, at Fort Trumbull State Park” – The Day

IMG_3211The Day newspaper sent their award-winning photographer Tim Cook to our game today. You can check out his photos here:

America’s game, played by 1861 rules, at Fort Trumbull State Park” – The Day (May 17, 2015)

Replaying The Old Ball Game

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Replaying The Old Ball Game – The Day/Karin Crompton

Vintage Baseball Arrives At Fort Trumbull

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Vintage Baseball Arrives At Fort Trumbull – The Day

Vintage-Rules Baseball May Be Played At Fort Trumbull

Vintage-Rules Baseball May Be Played At Fort Trumbull – The Day/Karin Crompton