Baseball Like It Used To Be

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Umpire Dean Schmitt of Jasper, left, listened to Noel “Hay Wagon” Fliss of the White River Baseball Club explain the rules of a 1890s baseball game during a traditional game between the White River Ball Club of Indianapolis and the Lumbermen of Batesville played at League Stadium in Huntingburg on Saturday. The game was played by rules circa 1894, the same time period that the center grandstand in the stadium is modeled after. The game preceded the Dubois County Bombers home game that evening.

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White River Baseball Club’s Noel “Hay Wagon” Fliss of Indianapolis, left, his son Michael, 7, and Kyle Kendall of Jasper waited for a foul ball to be found outside of League Stadium in Huntingburg during a  traditional baseball game between the White River Ball Club of Indianapolis and the Lumbermen of Batesville on Saturday. The game followed the rules circa 1894, the same time period that the center grandstand in the stadium was modeled after.

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Brian “Press” Craig of Indianapolis, left, and John “Sparrowhead” Williams of Indianapolis, right, tried to grab a loose ball as a Lumbermen player ran to third base during a game between the White River Ball Club of Indianapolis and the Lumbermen of Batesville played at League Stadium in Huntingburg on Saturday.



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