Welcome to the Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival where premier vintage base ball clubs from across the country join for a weekend of spirited camaraderie and competition. Keep up with festival news here.
July 18-19, 2020
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Schroeder Family Farm
965 Pumping Station Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
Base Ball Clubs participating from across the country
Come see what base ball was like in Adams County in 1864
The schedule will be coming out shortly. Stay tuned to this site for the full schedule, game times and field locations of your favorite club!
The 2021 Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival is coming back to Adams County July 17 and July 18 with clubs from all over North America playing base ball by the rules of 1864. Stay tuned to the website to see what clubs have entered, the schedule, the sponsors, and everything you want toContinue reading “2021 Festival Is Back!”
Unfortunately, the 11th Annual Gettysburg National 19th Century Base Ball Festival scheduled for July 18 and 19, 2020 has been canceled due to concerns of the COVID 19 virus pandemic that is sweeping the world. “We did not want to put our participants, fans, and volunteers in harms way. With so many unknowns with theContinue reading “2020 Festival Canceled By Virus”
The 10th Annual Gettysburg National Base Ball Festival once again was a huge success with 24 clubs competing in 47 games in 2 days in sweltering heat. Thousands of fans braved the heat and humidity to see the finest 19th century base ball played in America. Clubs came from Maine to Tennessee and Rhode IslandContinue reading “10th Festival Another Success!”
“Gettysburg Eddie” Plank
Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Eddie Plank was born 10 years following the Civil War on his family’s farm north of Gettysburg.
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