Base ball the way it was meant to be played. Culled from over 5000 vintage base ball photographs by Ray Shaw, this book provides a graphic look at vintage base ball played by the rules and traditions... More > of the 19th century game by contemporary ballplayers. This second edition, stocked with 125+ photographs, discusses the vintage game, the teams and players. This version was updated and expanded in January 2007 with additional images from the 2006 vintage base ball season. The book is a compliment to the 'Diamonds in the Rough' calendars and other vintage base ball books.< Less
Rules and scorebook for 1860's vintage base ball - New 2008 Edition to compliment other Diamonds in the Rough™ vintage base ball score book.
This unique scorebook features 42 scoring pages... More > (enough to score 21 matches) along with general rules and field dimensions for 1861, 1867, 1876 and 1886 base ball.
The book focuses on an early scoring style adopted by Henry Chadwick in the 1860's but can be used successfully to score later vintage matches. As an added bonus for vintage base ball advocates as well as base ball historians, the scorebook front and back covers present full color representations of forty-eight current and past base ball team uniforms.
This valuable resource is used by vintage clubs and cranks throughout the country to score matches and gain a better understanding of how the game might have been played.< Less
A collection photographs taken by Ray Shaw (one by Joe 'Pops' Vigorito) during the 2007 vintage base ball season featuring the Newtown Sandy Hook Vintage Base Ball Club. All photographs were taken in... More > Connecticut and Old Bethpage, New York, NY. Simulated base ball card images of all the Sandy Hooks and a team photograph are included in this package. Photographs are from the Ray Shaw Diamonds in the Rough™ Photo Collection.< Less
Rules and scorebook for vintage base ball. The expanded scorebook features 42 scoring pages covering 21 matches along with general rules (updated) and field dimensions for 1861, 1867 (new), 1876 and... More > 1886 base ball. And, as an added bonus for vintage base ball advocates as well as base ball historians, the scorebook covers present full color representations of former and current old time base ball team uniforms.< Less
19th Century Base Ball played in the style and rules of the day by contemporary ballists captured in photographs by Ray Shaw at Old Bethpage Village Restoration on Long Island, NY and the Ohio Cup in... More > Columbus, OH. Thirteen color photographs along with numerous portraits of ballists who play the 19th century game.< Less