Our 2016 Schedule
April 16th, 2016 - Old Bethpage Restoration Village, Bethpage, NY -
Win - Gotham BBC 15 - Hoboken Nine 13
Loss - Gotham BBC - 18 - Flemington Neshanock - 24
April 23rd - Westside Park, Paterson, NJ (114 Totowa Ave, Paterson, NJ 07502)– The Gothams will take on the Brooklyn Atlantics in support of the rebuilding effort of Hinchliff Stadium and the historic efforts of the city of Paterson. Very near to the great falls and the newly christened State Park surrounding the falls area. Refer to http://www.nps.gov/pagr/index.htm information about the falls area.
Loss Gotham BBC - 1 - Atlantic BBC - 22
Loss Gotham BBC - 2 - Atlantic BBC - 17
May 14th - Old Bethpage Restoration Village - This location has been changed from the original NJ site.
Mutuals and Gothams, Games begin at 11 AM.
May 22nd - Goffle Brook Park, Hawthorn, New Jersey - ( A Sunday EVENT! ) The Gothams will take on the Flemington Neshanock in a double header in an historic game in Passaic County, NJ. at 788 Lafayette Ave, Hawthorne, NJ 07506
June 18th - Smithtown, NY - 239 E Main St, Smithtown, NY 11787 - At the home of the Brooklyn Atlantics on the property of the Smithtown Historical Society. There are bleachers, an old time scoreboard and plenty of good base ball. Bring a chair and some drinks. Then after the game, come and enjoy some cold ones at the Altantic's home sponsor bar.
June 25th - Allair State Park, New Jersey - The Gothams will play in the "Pitching to the Past" event hosted by the Bog Iron Boys of NJ. Allair is another historic location, an old iron making village on the Manasquan River with hiking trails and a vintage steam train railroad. http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/allaire.html
July 16th and 17th - Gettysburg, PA - Games start at 9 AM on both Saturday and Sunday - Gotham will partner with the Hoboken 9 Base Ball Club and make the long rail and wagon journey to the battlefields of the Civil War. 17 teams from across the country will compete in games ranging from the 1840s style of play through the 1877 years. Come out and enjoy the weekend with us, the Ghost tours and especially the good food and drink at Gettysburg Eddies.
July 30th - Governors Island, New York - Games at 11 AM and 1 PM - Parade Ground next to Fort Jay - The Hoboken Nine will visit the island and play a double header only a couple of miles from Elysian Fields and Staten Island. Both historical sites where the game of Base Ball was pioneered by the forefathers of these teams. The Gotham team actually played on Staten Island on the property known as the St. George Cricket Grounds which is where the Staten Island Ferry docks and also where the Staten Island Yankees play today. Governors Island is now a State Park with food vendors and plenty of room for bikers and walkers. Come out and enjoy a day on the Parade Grounds next to Fort Jay and step back in time. https://govisland.com/
August 6th - Old Bethpage Restoration Village - Bethpage, NY - This is the date of the "Doc Adams Festival" http://docadamsbaseball.org/ Doc Adams is one of the founding fathers of the game. His contributions have gone unrecognized for generations. At this event you will submerge yourself in the 19th century in the restored village as well as in the event. Meet actual descendants of Doc Adams and cheer on the vintage teams that come to honor his memory and the game.
August 20th - Governors Island, NY- 12 PM start time - Hoboken again comes to the Island for a double header. It is only a subway and a ferry ride away. Bring your bicycle, water, lunch or get your lunch from one of the vendors. Watch a game and go back in time while taking in the NY skyline from a perspective little seen over the fortifications of Fort Jay and the Parade Grounds where soldiers marched over a hundred and fifty years ago.
August 27th - Juniper Park, Queens, NY - Brooklyn Eckfords – Juniper Park, Queens – This is a single game exhibition in cooperation with the Newtown Historical Society of Queens NY. They are celebrating their Bicentennial and the game will be an exhibition to bring back the past and celebrate history. http://www.newtownhistorical.org/index.html
September 10th - Governors Island, NY - Games start at Noon - The Bog Iron Boys of Allair will visit the Island and attempt to conquor the Gothams on their home field. A feat never before achieved by the newly formed team. But whatever the outcome a day on the island is always a good day. Bring a friend, bring a player, bring someone you hate, we don't care. Just come out and play ball!
October 1st - Upper Saddle River, NJ - Game time 11 AM - Last year we got rained out but we have the dastardly Flemington Neshanock joining us on the field at the end of 25 Hess Drive in Upper Saddle River, NJ. The local historical society is sponsoring the event. Weather permitting there will be Base Ball!
October 15th - Old Bethpage Restoration Village - The Mutual Base Ball Club will host the end of the year tournament. Always a pleasure to play at the village. Games are in period setting of course and good food and drink usually follow. Games will start at 10 AM.