The Rancho Murieta Bandits and Gold Country Vintage Base Ball invite everyone in the community to come check out the sites and sounds of the vintage game this coming Sunday, August 8th. Exciting events are planned for the day, including:
11AM: Home Run Derby (including your own Colby "Cheddar" Craig and Matt "Splint" Corsaut) .
11:30AM: BBQ and milling with ballists/demonstrations
1:30PM: All-Star game
This will be a great opportunity for "cranks" to see the game up close, and see some of the top ballists from each club play together in a friendly and exciting atmosphere.
Local ballists participating in the game are: Matt "Splint" Corsaut, Scott "Leather" Oltmanns, Jonathan "Junk Yard Dog" Aberle, and Blake "Calaboose" Carmichael.
The Rancho Murieta Bandits and Sierra Highlanders are also slated to take on teams from the Bay Area Vintage Base Ball League, and the California Vintage Base Ball Federation on August 21 and August 22. Four teams will vye for the title of "California Cup Champions."
The Bandits are set to play their first game versus the BAVBB champion at 1:00 on August 21. More details on the tournament will be forthcoming.