2013 Festival a Huge Success

Gettysburg, PA— 17 clubs from all over the United States converged on the Schroeder Farm in Gettysburg on July 20 and 21 for some of the finest 19th century base ball matches ever seen.  Long time vintage base ball friends who had not seen each other in years got together to rekindle friendships and playContinue reading “2013 Festival a Huge Success”

4th Annual Event One Week Away

The organizers are getting ready for the 4th Annual Gettysburg 19th Century Base Ball Festival which will take place July 20 and 21 at the Schroeder Family Farm which is located at 965 Pumping Station Road. Located in the heart of battlefield land, if you are near the Peach Orchard, just turn on to MillerstownContinue reading “4th Annual Event One Week Away”

First Pitch Event Held

April 27, 2013 Gettysburg, PA- Members of the Eclipse Base Ball Club headed to Gettysburg on Saturday night April 27th to meet the good townspeople of Gettysburg and business owners at Gettysburg Eddies to talk about the upcoming Festival.  Club members in uniform walked up and down the street handing out brochures and coupons aboutContinue reading “First Pitch Event Held”

Schroeder Farm Site of 2013 Event

The Elkton Eclipse and the Schroeder Family are proud to announce that the site of the 2013 Gettysburg 19th Century Base Ball Festival will be at the Schroeder Farm on 965 Pumping Station Road just outside of town.  The idealic setting for the festival, the farm will feature 5 fields as well as plenty ofContinue reading “Schroeder Farm Site of 2013 Event”

Elkton, Mechanicsburg to Play in Gettysburg October 20

The Elkton Eclipse and the Mechanicsburg Nine will be in town in Gettysburg on Saturday, October 20th as part of the Adams County Fall Classic Road Rally 2012.  They will be playing a match just like would have been played in 1864 in Gettysburg using the same style uniforms and equipment and playing by theContinue reading “Elkton, Mechanicsburg to Play in Gettysburg October 20”