Daily Archives: July 16, 2011

Vintage Baseball at Fort Vancouver!


There will be two 1860s-style baseball games at Fort Vancouver this summer, July 16 and August 20. Here’s the schedule:

5-6 p.m. Period games (west of Bandsstand)
5:30 p.m. Whiskey Flats Band pre-game concert
6:00 p.m.
Howitzer firing
Rules of the game (they were different back in 1860)
First Pitch by City of Vancouver Elected Official

6:15 p.m.
Game begins between the Occidental Base Ball Club of Vancouver and the Sherman Base Ball Club of Fort Vancouver

There will be young ladies in hoop skirts and dashing gentlemen in the latest styles of the time, including the players with their woolen Base Ball uniforms. Come one, come all!