Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Old-fashioned baseball to make a comeback in the Valley

By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich
Register Correspondent
Batter up! It’s time for Valley residents to play ball when a 19th-century themed baseball game is staged once again this summer.
Local resident Greg Martin, owner of Copper City Marketing Group and Vintage Base Ball Factory, has again put out the call for players to participate in three games that will be played following 1880s-era baseball rules and etiquette.
Martin is developing the event as an “expanded offshoot of the popular vintage baseball game” he produced last summer for the City of Ansonia’s 125th birthday celebration, Summerfest. That event, which Martin said was 125 years in the making, pitted the Ansonia Coppermen against the Derby Osborndales.

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