Down by the River

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

Silver Ball Weekend

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

Forged into Iron

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

Rising Sun

In what can best be described as a typical Michigan summer day, the Early Risers traveled west for another match against the Eclipse ball club.  Hines Park was the venue for the match as the Eclipse promised to generously host the club from

The Finale

On Sunday, September 20, just as was the setting when the Eclipse Base Ball Club of Northville first started the 2015 season back in May, we were blessed with blue skies, green grass and a golden sun.  The finale at Ford Field