Join us on Sunday, June 22nd for a day filled with vintage baseball! This year Freeport Historical Society will host it’s first-ever double-header! “Home” team Dirigo, will play rivals from Ipswich, MA and then take on the newest Maine team, The Portland Eon’s! This event takes place at historic Pettengill Farm, Freeport. Team Captain Jake Newcomb(Dirigo) and Jeff Yoop (Eon’s)will be appearing on WSCH-TV program, Area Code “207” on Thursday, June 19th, 7:00pm!
Maine Baseball Hall of Famer, Mort Soule, will recite Casey at the Bat at 1:30p ( Mort recites “Casey” atFenway Park’s “Maine Day!”)
Following Mort’s recital, the Vintage Baseball game begins. The teams play according to the 1860 rules. Game rules will be posted on our website and will be available at the game.
After the teams play, the community is invited to play the teams! Our favorite accordion band, The Maine Squeeze, will again be joining us with their old time favorites.
Enjoy hot dogs, sausage sandwiches, ice cream, and yes, beer (only because it is historically correct!)
Bring your folding chairs, blankets and umbrellas (or sit in our bleachers—and enjoy baseball as it was played in its earliest days—on a farm field. Tickets are $5.00 for adults and $1.00 for kids.
Historic Pettengill Farm is located 1.5mi from the main LLBean store. Turn down Bow Street, off of Main and watch for Pettengill Road on the right. Turn in and proceed down dirt road. We’ll help you park. Join us (as a “crank”—a fan, in 1860) and support Dirigo!
FMI: (207)865-3170 or firstname.lastname@example.org