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Upstate N.Y. recreate sport as in 19th century

Updated: August 7, 2011, 8:50 AM ET
By Ryan Whirty

MUMFORD, N.Y. -- Flower City Base Ball Club player Scott Pitoniak surveys the match on Saturday between the Melrose Pondfeilders of Boston and the Victory Base Ball Club of Rochester, N.Y. at the National Silver Base Ball Tournament in upstate New York.

Pitoniak, a Rochester-based freelance journalist by day and an 11-year vintage base ball veteran on nights and weekends, discusses the first thing vintage newbies notice about the rapidly growing pastime -- the fielders don't wear ...

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