At 2PM step up to the plate for a friendly, action-packed game of historic base ball.Following rules from 1860, the game will be played on a field beyond the pastures with wood shaving baselines, canvas bases filled with straw, along witha metal pitcher’s plate and home plate. Players will use ash bat reproductions and follow the tradition of playing barehanded.
Visitors of all ages can join the team or grab some ice cream from the Farmhouse Scoop Shop and cheer from the bleachers for one of the original American pastimes. Test your skills in a three-legged race or egg and spoon race. Visit the farm, Quilt Exhibition, and Farm Life Exhibits too. Historic base ball, crafts and activities included with regular admission. Purchase in advance or at the Admissions Desk on arrival.