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DJJD PHOTOS: Vintage 1870 Base Ball

In a vintage base ball game, the lingo and rules of the 1870s era are used.

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Under a sunny sky, two teams went back—way back—on Saturday in a vintage base ball game (yes, two words).

At , the Northfield Silver Stars took on the St. Croix Base Ball Club in 1870 base ball rules, more than appropriate for the  celebration, which recalls the  attempt by the James-Younger Gang in 1876.

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