ELMHURST HISTORY MUSEUM: Vintage Baseball Game on June 24
Elmhurst History Museum recently issued the following announcement.
Sunday, June 24, 2018
Time: 2 p.m. FREE
Location: Elmhurst College Mall, 190 S. Prospect Ave.
Join the Elmhurst community for an old-fashioned baseball game played by the wildly different rules of 1858.
Learn to cheer and jeer in fine Victorian fashion as two Elmhurst clubs, chock full of local celebrities, play for your favor.
Bring a picnic basket and lawn chairs for a family-friendly game played by true sportsmen from an era of wooden bats and iron men.
Fun for all ages…huzzah! Game takes place at the Elmhurst College Mall (in front of Hammerschmidt Chapel).
NO tickets or registration required. Download the 1858 Rules of Base Ball
Original source can be found here.