Grangers Conclude Landmark Season

On a late summer afternoon, the Rochester Grangers vintage base ball club convened at Van Hoosen Farm to draw the curtain on another successful campaign. Summoned by their Paleolithic patriarch, Patrick "Barnraiser" McKay, the suspendered stalwarts completed their 25th season with a match against the powerful Canton Cornshuckers. Featuring a lineup that included a murderers' row of mendacious mashers, the visitors posed a credible threat to the bucolic quietude of the exhibition grounds.    … [Read more...]

Batter Up! Vintage Base Ball Games Return

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.  A Match will be held at Halbach Field in Rochester on Saturday, May 26 at 1:00 p.m. as part of the Rochester Area Heritage Festival and other home matches will be played at the Rochester Hills Museum on June 16, June 21, July 28, August 11, August 25, and September 1. Matches begin at 1:00 p.m. and guests are … [Read more...]