Essex BBC vs. Rockinghams rematch 147 years in the making

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When the Essex Base Ball Club and the Portsmouth Rockinghams take to the field this Saturday at 12pm at Leary Field they will be recreating a game that took place July 4th 1867. On that date the highly touted Portsmouth Rockinghams traveled to Newburyport to take on the upstart Essex Base Ball Club. In a shortened 5 inning game the Rockinghams scored a decisive 52-10 victory over the Essex boys. Will history repeat itself this Saturday, come on down and find out.
Rockingham's vs. Essex Game Ball

Essex vs. Portsmouth Rockinghams July 4th 1867 #1

Essex vs. Portsmouth Rockinghams July 4th 1867 #1

Essex vs. Portsmouth Rockinghams July 4th 1867 #2

Essex vs. Portsmouth Rockinghams July 4th 1867 #2

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