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August 1, 2010


Game 1 - Gothams 19 - Manetto Hill Surprise 18

Game 4 - Providence Grays 7- Gothams 6 


Gotham Base Ball Club of New York at Old Bethpage Restoration Village 19th Century Base Ball Tournament

August 1, 2010

Old Bethpage, NY

 

Game 1 - 1864 Rules:


Another day another base ball game and improved base ball club (thanks to some ringers)

The Gotham BBC began the match in the field and allowed the SURPRISE to score 2 aces.  In the bottom of the 1st frame, the Gotham BBC score one ace.  Wickets hit a one base hit, stole 2nd and 3rd and came home on hands.  In the 2nd frame the SURPRISE scored 1 ace and the Gotham BBC scored 4.  Willy Mo (Atlantic BBC) hit a one base hit, stole 2nd and 3rd and came home on Flash's one base hit.  Flash stole 2nd and 3rd and came home on Lad's (SURPRISE) one base  hit.  Lad stole 2nd and 3rd and came home on Dean's (Atlantic BBC) one base hit.  Dean stole 2nd and 3rd and came home on hands.  The SURPRISE scored 3 aces in the 3rd frame.  The Gotham BBC scored 3 aces in the 5th frame.  Flash hit a one base hit, stole 2nd and 3rd and came home on Lad's one base hit.  Lad stole 2nd and 3rd and came home on Nick in Time's 2 base hit.  Nick in Time came home on hands.  The SURPRISE scored 5 aces in their half of the 6th frame.  The Gotham BBC responded with 2 aces of their own.  Wickets started it off with his 2nd 2 base hit, steal of 3rd base and stroll home on Weed's one base hit.  Weed stole 2nd and 3rd and strolled home on Hawk's (Atlantic BBC) 2 base hit.  In the 8th frame the SURPRISE scored 6 aces on some annoying fielding.  The Gotham BBC scored 3 aces in their half.  Nick in Time hit a one base hit, stole 2nd and 3rd and came home on Dean's 2 base hit.  Dean came home on Match's 2 base hit.  Match came home on hands.  With the Gotham BBC club down 12-18, the two teams entered the bottom of the 9th frame.  With well placed hitting and SURPRISE poor fielding the Gotham BBC put the SURPRISE on the SURPRISE.  Weed started the frame off with a base on balls.  He promptly stole 2nd and advanced on Dutch's one base hit.  Dutch stole 2nd base and both of them came home on Hawk's two base hit.  Hawk came home on Willy Mo's one base hit.  Willy Mo stole 2nd base and came home on Tony's one base hit.  Tony stole 2nd base.  Tony advanced to 3rd on Flash's base on balls.  Both of them came home on Lad's one base hit.  Lad stole 2nd base and came home on Nick in Time's one base hit.  The Gotham BBC wins the match with no hands.  Final score Gotham BBC 19 Manetto Hill SURPRISE 18


Wickets, p 3-4, 2-2b, 4-sb, 2-aces

Weed, c 2-3, 3-sb, 2-aces

Dutch, 1b 0-3, 1-bb, 1-sb, 1-ace

Hawk, ss 2-4, 1-sb, 1-ace

Willy Mo, lf 3-4, 5-sb, 2-aces

Tony, 3b 1-4, 1-sb, 1-ace

Flash, cf 2-3, 1-bb, 5-sb, 3-aces

Lad, rf 3-4, 5-sb, 3-aces

NickinTime, 2b 3-4, 2-sb, 2-aces

Dean 2-3, 1-2b, 2-sb, 1-ace

Daffy 0-3

Match 1-3, 1-ace

Matt 0-3

 

Game 2 - 1864 Rules:

After an invigorating win the Gotham BBC played the Providence Grays.  In its history the Gotham BBC has never won a match against the Grays.  Well today will be different!  The Gotham BBC played two frames without scoring an ace.  The Grays scored two in the bottom half of the 1st and none in the 2nd.  The Gotham BBC scored two in the 3rd frame.  Wickets hit a 2 base hit, stole 3rd base, and came home on Hawks' 1 base hit.  Hawk stole 2nd base and came home on outs.  Shoeless ended our threat with an out to a Tree!  Come on, they're out there to avoid not hit into!  The Grays scored 4 aces in the next 2 innings.  The Gotham BBC was held off the boards for three innings.  In the top of the 7th frame, Gotham BBC scored one ace on Flash's 1 base hit and Tony's 2 base hit.  The Grays scored 1 ace in their half of the 7th frame.  The Gotham BBC scored two aces in the top of the 8th frame.  Hawk hit a one base hit, stole 2nd base and came home on Dean's one base hit.  Dean stole 2nd base and came home on outs.  The Grays didn't score a run in their half of the inning.  With the score Gotham BBC 5 and Providence Grays 7 the two teams entered the 9th inning.  Tony hit a one base hit.  Dutch grounded out.  Tony came home on Stacks' one base hit.  Stacks stole 2nd base.  Wickets grounded out.  With two outs Hawk "Rally Starter" came to bat.  After a tense battle between pitcher and striker...Hawk flied out to Center Field.  Game over Gotham BBC 6 Providence Grays 7

 

Wickets, p 1-6, 1-sb, 1-ace

Hawk, 3b 2-6, 2-sb, 2-aces

Dean, ss 3-4, 2-sb, 1-ace

Weed, c 0-4

Shoeless, 1b 1-4, 1-2b, 1-tree

Flash, cf 1-4, 1-ace

Tony, lf 3-4, 1-2b, 1-sb, 1-ace

Dutch, rf 0-4

Stacks, 2b 3-4, 3-sb

 

Hero's of the Games

July 31, 2010

1st game

Offensive - beyond a doubt Collector, Defensive - Collector

2nd game

Offensive - Dirt, Defensive - no one


August 1, 2010

1st game

Offensive - Wickets, Defensive - Wickets (A sweep of the Wickets)

2nd game

Offensive - Hawk, Defensive - sorry to say and obviously Dean


As always, the annual Old Bethpage Restoration Village Tournament is fun to participate in.  We get to meet teams from all over the area and play some entertaining 19th century base ball.  Unfortunately the Gotham BBC did not fair well but for 3 of the 4 games we played some decent ball.



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