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september, 2022

17sep1:00 pm4:00 pmVintage Baseball Matches - Rochester Hills, MI1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Event Type :Free/Cheap

Event Details

Founded in 1999, the Rochester Grangers are a vintage base ball club based roughly a half hour north of Detroit, MI.

The club plays by the rules of the 1860’s, valuing sportsmanship over score. The club is always looking for new players and cranks! 

Saturday, May 14 @ 1pm vs Detroit Base Ball Club – CANCELLED

Saturday, June 4 @ 1pm vs Walker Tavern Wheels

Saturday, June 11 @ 1pm vs Canton Cornshuckers

Tuesday, June 21 @ 6:30 pm vs Flint Lumber City

Saturday, July 16 @ 1pm vs Bay City Independents

Saturday, September 17 @ 1pm vs Royal Oak Wahoos

The Rochester Grangers existed as a base ball club as early as 1871. Vintage base ball is played representing a time period when gentleman played for leisure and not for competition. You will not see any spitting, sliding, or wagering at these matches! Home matches are played at the Museum and guests should bring their own chairs or blankets, cool drinks, and sun protection.

Free, no registration required. Just show up with your chairs, sunscreen and snacks! We are able to offer many of our programs for free, thanks to the continued financial support of our museum members and the community. You can “Select A Date” using Eventbrite if you want to support the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm by making a donation.

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