Playing ball like the good old days

Patrick Fisher

Staff Writer

Batter up!

Those two words, synonymous with the game of baseball, will have a slightly different meaning as the New Prague Fire Department takes on the Silver Stars, a vintage baseball club based out of Northfield, at 7 p.m. Friday at Memorial Park. The event is part of New Prague’s Sesquicentennial Celebration.

Gary Meyer, a member of the local fire department, made contact in April with the club, which plays the game according to the rules from the 1860s, and in vintage dress.

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