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Coltsville Vintage Base Ball League

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If you would like to join a Coltsville Vintage Base Ball League team and are age 16 or older, recruitment is now taking place. Neither the Friends of Vintage Base Ball nor the Coltsville Vintage Base Ball League discriminates against any person regardless of gender, age or ethnicity. All skill levels are encouraged. Persons under the age of 18 must have application form signed by parent or legal guardian.

Coltsville Vintage Base Ball LeagueThe Coltsville Vintage Base Ball League has four teams with rotating matches on a weekly basis starting in May and culminating in a Championship Game in August.

What We Do

Coltsville Vintage Base Ball League teams play by 1860s rules and customs, using authentic reproduction wooden bats and lemon peel base balls. No gloves are worn and there is no other equipment used. Each game has 9 innings and we play two games most every Saturday from May until August.

When and Where

All regular matches are held on Saturdays with the first match starting at 11:00am and the second match starting approximately 20 minutes after the conclusion of the first match. All regular matches are played the the Hartford Base Ball Grounds at Colt Meadows located at 8 Hendricxsen Avenue in Hartford, Connecticut.

Cost of Membership

Custom Uniform Shirts of the Coltsville Vintage Base Ball League2013 membership fee for the Coltsville Vintage Base Ball League will be determined by the team captain based on the number of team members. If you would like to speak to a team captain, or have questions, contact us.

Uniforms

Custom uniform shirts can be ordered directly from K&P Weaver once you have your team assignment. Cost is approximately $85 for the shirt with embroidered bib and logo patch.

Black and white Chicago Caps are $20 to new CVBBL members and may be purchased directly from FoVBB.

Trousers, stockings, hat and belt may be purchased locally at a nominal expense. Check with your team captain for details.

Base ball shoes are the responsibility of the individual player but must be black. Any logos, swooshes or modern-day appliques must be removed or blackened-out.

All players must submit an Application and Waiver & Release Form. Players under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign all submitted forms. Please contact us to have forms sent to you.

For historical information on each of the four teams and current roster, select any of the logos below.

The Alerts of Hartford Vintage Base Ball Club Billy Barnie's Blue Boys Vintage Base Ball Club The Charter Oak of Hartford Vintage Base Ball Club The Nutmeg Vintage Base Ball Club
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