It is with great sadness that we pass on the news of the passing of a former member of the Eclipse Base Ball Club of Northville. Jim “Curly” Trick played five seasons for the Eclipse from 2008 through 2012 and always brought
After walking through town meeting and greeting the many cranks that would attend and support them on the grassy field, the clubs from Royal Oak and Northville met once again at Ford Field on the day we celebrate this great country’s independence.
The Eclipse continued the young 2018 season much like they started it a few weeks back with aggressive striking and competent fielding. A somewhat overbearing heat stretched across the green diamond and quickly tested the stamina of the ballists on both sides.
Antietam. Bull Run. Fort Sumter. Another notable historical battle was added to the list during Civil War Days at Fort Wayne. Nestled along the Detroit River, the Early Risers hosted the Eclipse Base Ball Club of Northville on a humid June afternoon. Recent
The Eclipse traveled east to meet the Wahoos in their annual meeting with the fine gentlemen from Royal Oak where a match was held under beautiful blue skies and a soft steady breeze. The earlier winter months not only brought a climate
The Northville Nine returned to Flint to defend their title of the Stockton Cup this weekend. Determined to secure their first win of the young season, the Eclipse opened up the four team tournament against the host Lumber City Base Ball Club.
The 2017 season began for the Eclipse nine commemorating the one hundredth and fiftieth anniversary of the first meeting against the Red Rovers from Plymouth. Under a beautiful blue sky, the Eclipse tallied four in the opening inning led by a TinMan
The Eclipse packed their belongings and headed east to showcase their talented club against some of the finer clubs in America’s northeast. This by invitation only tournament allows ballists from Northville to meet, watch and play other talented gentlemen in this game of
The club nine of Northville made the journey into Chelsea to test its ability against some foreign talent in the annual Ironclad Festival. In the opener, the Eclipse fell behind early to the Livery Brewers from Benton Harbor. Having never seen pinstripes
The Wahoos made the journey into the town of Northville for the second consecutive year to take part in the pre-match parade with the host Eclipse club. Families lined the streets and walkways intent of catching glimpses of the ballists this young nation