Vintage ‘base ball’ takes root at old Tiger Stadium

July 14, 2014
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Vintage ‘base ball’ takes root at old Tiger Stadium

Yesterday at Corktown’s historic Navin Field, site of old Tiger Stadium, two teams of ladies vintage “base ball” players came together for a charity match to benefit Alternatives for Girls. Detroit River Belles captain Evette “Scrappy” Griffore touted the event as strong women playing base ball for a good cause. “Hopefully we can get...
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Navin Field to host 1860s era women’s baseball game to benefit Alternatives for Girls

July 11, 2014
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Navin Field to host 1860s era women’s baseball game to benefit Alternatives for Girls

Tiger Stadium is long gone, but the historic baseball diamond still remains. A group known as the Navin Field Grounds Crew, headed by Tom Derry, maintains the field free of charge, using money from their own pockets, making sure it can be enjoyed by the public. Established in 2010, the group is dedicated to restoring...
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