HIP! HIP! HUZZAH!
Welcome Vintage Base Ball cranks to the Batesville Lumbermen Website. The Lumbermen were officially established as a Vintage Base Ball Team in the 2008 season.
The Batesville Lumbermen opened their 2013 campaign with a home victory over Losantiville.
The Lumbermen came out swinging and tallied five aces in the 1st inning. They scored in every inning while the defense held the opponent to four aces on the day. Thirteen Lumbermen crossed the dish in the 7th and 8th innings enroute to a 32 – 4 victory.
Offensive totals for the Lumbermen were:
Chris “Quickhands” Casablanca 8 for 10 and 4 aces.
Jeff “Blue” Bolchalk 9 for 10 and 4 aces.
Chris “Chicken Wing” Wessel 6 for 8 and 5 aces.
Scott “Shag” Weberding 9 for 9 and 3 aces.
Dan “Wheels” Schuman 6 for 8 and 4 aces.
Steve “Buzz” Shepherd 6 for 8 and 4 aces.
Glenn “Red” Saler 5 for 8 and 2 aces.
Scott “Cowboy” Dwenger 7 for 8 and 4 aces.
Mark “Spider” Stenger 6 for 7 and 2 aces.
The Lumbermen will next play in Indianapolis on May 18th as part of the Indianapolis Blues Fest.
The Lumbermen appreciate all those in attendance who cheer us on, and look forward to your return along with many others in the future.For more information and facts regarding the History of Vintage Base Ball, go to History section in the About Us section of the website. To view the 2012 schedule, go to the Calendar section of the website. Interested in playing Vintage Base Ball or sponsoring a Community or Organization fundraiser or special event? If so, click the Contact Us link at the bottom of the page and send us your information.We would like to give thanks to our sponsor Hillenbrand Inc / Batesville Casket Company.