In their debut performance yesterday, the travel team of the Tennessee Association of Vintage Baseball, the Hog and Hominy Picked Nine took two of four games at the Queen City Invitational in Cincinnati.
The H&H took two six inning games in quick succession from the host teams, Red Stockings of Cincinnati and the Buckeye Club of Cincinnati playing using the rules of 1865. The H&H then fell short against the Champion Hilltoppers and the Wyandotte Stars.
The H&H will next take the field against the Elkton Eclipse in a series of base ball matches commencing Saturday June 27th. The first matches will be played at the lawn of President Jackson’s home at the Hermitage, followed on June 28th with matches at the Bicentennial Capitol State Park in Nashville.
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Today we have announced our 2015 schedule of play for the 2015 season. We will conduct 64 matches at 8 sites over the course of the summer, opening April 4, 2015 at the 6th Cavalry Museum in Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Today the Tennessee Association of Vintage Baseball announced the naming of Captains for the two expansion clubs that will begin play in 2015.
For the Lightfoot Club of Chattanooga, Sean “Mac” McNally was appointed.
For the Mountain City club, Justin “Wings” Angel will lead the way.
The Tennessee Association of Vintage Baseball announced this week the schedule for the 2015 VBBA conference to be held in Franklin, Tenn. March 27-29, 2015. More information about how to register and attend can be found here.