It’s this weekend: The 5th Copper City Classic Vintage Base Ball Tournament

Join us in Bisbee at Warren Ballpark for base ball played by 1860 rules as it was played when Lincoln was President. Eight teams in vintage uniforms vie for the Vintage League Championship at Bisbee’s 104-year-old Warren Ballpark. The Colorado All-stars are also attending to play exhibition games. Proceeds go to restore Warren Ballpark. Contact: 520 432-3813 or www.friendsofwarrenballpark.comThe Post-Game BluesSaturday’s games will be followed by The Post–Game Blues, a concert at Warren Ballpark featuring Russell “Cat Daddy” Gillespie and his Twelve-Barz Blue Band. Opening for Cat Daddy is the Cholla High School Blues Standard, young musicians who were the opening act at the Tucson Blue ...read more

Posted on Thursday, April 10, 2014

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5th Copper City Classic Vintage Base Ball Tournament & Post-Game Blues

"Mudcat" Grant won't be there but the show goes on! Mudcat will be in Kansas City, MO at the Negro Leagues Museum getting his props from the Jackie Robinson Foundation but the music by the Cholla Blues Standard and Cat Daddy Gillespie's 12 Barz Blues Band will still rock Warren Ballpark April 12 - hopefully loud enough to reach our good friend back in KC.The games go on. Enjoy baseball played by 1860 rules. Eight teams in vintage uniforms vie for the Vintage League Championship at Bisbee’s 104-year-old Warren Ballpark. Dates: April 12th and 13th, 9:30 a.m. until dusk. Buy tickets on-line or at the gate: one day $10.00, both days $15. 12 and under free with adult ticket. Sunday, active milita ...read more

Posted on Sunday, March 23, 2014

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Vintage Base Ball Tournament on April 12th and 13th in Bisbee, honors 1913-14 World Tour on baseball diamond/cricket field closer to home than Sydney, Australia

Vintage Base Ball Tournament on April 12th and 13th in Bisbee, honors 1913-14 World Tour on baseball diamond/cricket field closer to home than Sydney, Australia

As the Arizona Diamondbacks fly some 8,000 miles to commemorate the 1913-14 World Tour by playing the Los Angles Douglas Dodgers on Major League Baseball’s opening day March 22 at the cricket grounds in Sydney, Australia, another Arizona team will be getting ready to do the same thing three weeks later – but on a baseball diamond located much closer to home.  The Bisbee Black Sox vintage base ball club will be the host team for an event that will honor the barnstorming major league teams and other teams that visited Bisbee - including the 1913-14 ‘round-the world tour by the New York Giants and Chicago White Sox - during the Arizona Territories Vintage Base Ball League championship tour ...read more

Posted on Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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“5th Annual Copper City Classic Vintage Base Ball Tournament”

Will the Black Sox from tiny Bisbee beat Phoenix and Tucson? Or will the big city ballists prove that bigger is betterBigger, better and much more competitive describes the action that will take place on the field as seven teams vie for the Arizona Territories Vintage Base Ball League championship at this year’s 5th Annual Copper City Classic Vintage Base Ball Tournament, scheduled for Saturday April 12 and Sunday April 13, 2014. Enjoy truly competitive old style base ball at Bisbee’s 104-year-old Warren Ballpark, the REAL Field of Dreams. Join fellow cranks--the 1800’s term for fans--as the teams take the field wearing old-style uniforms. Watch as seven Arizona teams battle for the league ...read more

Posted on Wednesday, February 05, 2014

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Save the Date: 2014 Vintage Base Ball Tournament: Base Ball and the Blues

Save the Date: 2014 Vintage Base Ball Tournament: Base Ball and the Blues

Dates: Vintage Base Ball, Saturday and Sunday April 12th and 13th, (tentative games on Friday, April 11th)Added attraction: The Post Game BluesMudcat Grant is returning. Bisbee loved Mudcat and Mudcat loved Bisbee.Join Mudcat along with Cat Daddy and the 12 Barz Blues Band and other local musicians for Saturday evening’s Post-Game Blues concert. ...read more

Posted on Monday, November 25, 2013 (updated 11/25/2013)

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