“Vintage Ballists Go Back In Time, Honor Early Days Of Base Ball” – Andy Hutchison/Newtown Bee
“A Woodstock Hilltoppers’ player drove a ball deep to left field, over the head of outfielder Bryan Donnelly. A sure extra base hit in today’s game — but this wasn’t today’s game of hardball. Donnelly dove and caught the ball on a bounce for an out.
An out? On a bounce?
Welcome to 1864 rules base ball (that’s two words, not one word, like how we write baseball today)…”