Vintage Base Ball Games come to Rochester Hills Museum

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will serve as the home field for another season of vintage baseball featuring the Rochester Grangers Vintage Base Ball Club. Home matches will be held on May 15, June 19 and June 23 at 7:00 p.m., July 31, August 6 and 28. Weekend matches start at 1:00 p.m. Admission is free to the matches and the Van Hoosen Dairy Barn and local history exhibits are open during the matches. In addition, every guest can have a complimentary hot dog after each match and … [Read more...]

Grangers begin spring exercises

By Douglas "Moonlight" Otlewski A full winter’s hibernaculum has come and gone, heralding the return of spring and the arrival of base ball. At the direction of their procrustean potentate, Patrick "Barnraiser" McKay, the Grangers have lately laid aside their farm implements in favor of re-acquaintance with the mottled orb and truncheon. To that end, a schedule of training maneuvers has been conspicuously affixed to the gate at Van Hoosen farm, spurring the veteran ballists to acclimate their … [Read more...]