The uniforms were designed in the same era. And despite the differences to today’s game, there is no denying that vintage baseball is the purest distillation of America’s nation pastime.
Want to see some classic baseball in your own backyard? Then check out double header when the Hoboken Nine takes on the Elizabeth Resolute at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. at the Frelinghuysen Recreational Field in Morris Township on Oct. 19.
This vintage ball game played by 1864 rules, features period uniforms, no gloves, no time outs, no D.H., no free agents, and benefits historic Schuyler-Hamilton House Museum; and is sponsored by the Morristown DAR.
Entrance fee is $10 for adults, $5 dollars for children 12 and under, and will allow entry to the after game "October Fest" where fans can meet the players.
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