Spiegel Grove Squires home game

Hayes Presidential Library & Museums Spiegel Grove - home of Rutherford B. Hayes, Fremont, OH, USA Open in Google Map
1-3 p.m.

1 p.m. vs. the Eastwood Iron Horses on the lawn behind the Hayes Home. Admission is free. The Spiegel Grove Squires are the vintage base ball team at the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums. The Squires bring to life base ball in the 1860s, when the sport – spelled with two words at the time – became organized with standard rules of play for clubs. Members of the Spiegel Grove Squires are volunteers. They have studied and learned the methods of play used in the 1860s, including playing bare-handed. Players are called ballists, and they wear period-style uniforms and adopt the language of 19th-century base ball during their matches, as games were called during the 1860s. The Squires are sponsored by Whirlpool Corp.

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