Category Archives: Base Ball

Diamond in the Rough–Vintage Base Ball at Oatlands

By Oatlands’ Board of Directors member Doug Miller For a century and a half, warm and lazy Sunday afternoons in summertime have been perfect settings for our national pastime, baseball.  It was that kind of afternoon yesterday, July 29, at Oatlands … Continue reading

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Fire it home! In honor of opening day of Baseball Season

On opening day of the Philadelphia Athletics 1908 season, in a game against the New York Yankees, a rookie pitcher took the mound.  He was a graduate of the University of Virginia and a native of Loudoun County.  In fact, … Continue reading

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Field of Dreams

This coming Sunday, Oatlands will be transported back in time to the 1860s as Loudoun Preservation Society hosts 19th Century Base Ball Day in our fields.  Three teams from the Mid-Atlantic Vintage Base Ball League will play three games during … Continue reading

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