On Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 12:00 pm, The Parker Area Historical Society will join forces with the Colorado Vintage Base Ball Association to host Parker’s Second Annual Base Ball Living History Day, which will feature a nineteenth-century-style exhibition game. The game will be played using historic costumes and equipment, and according to its original rules, which are very different from those of today. Players on the “Parker” team will include Mayor David Casiano and members of the Parker Area Historical Society.
Vintage Baseball Living History Day
Saturday May 19, 2012 at Noon
Stroh Road Open Space
Sports and history enthusiasts alike will enjoy this wonderfully family-friendly event. It is being offered free to the public, though donations will be accepted and appreciated. After the game, there will be an opportunity to visit with the players and presenters. This is will be a unique and entertaining way to learn about the history of America’s national pastime.
The ball field is located at just south of Stroh Road off of Parker Road, about a half mile south of Walgreens drug store. There will be signs to direct cars to the right spot. Spectators are asked to bring lawn chairs, blankets or something to sit on.
There will be vendors selling refreshments during the event. All ages are welcome.
If you have attended the past two Civil War Living History Events, this is in the same open space just south of town.