May 19, 2015
Vintage Base Ball
A vintage base ball game was played on the Ohio Statehouse lawn May 19, 2015. Capitol Cannons vs. Ohio Village Muffins for the Richard Schuricht Cup. Sponsored by the Ohio Lobbying Association (Kurt Leib, president) and Capitol Square Reveiw and Advisory Board (William Carleton, exec. director). Thanks to Ohio Village Singers for the national anthem, and to 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery A for the cannon firing. Concessions were by Milo's Capitol Cafe and the Angry Wiener Food Truck. Tracy Martin displayed his collection of vintage base ball items. Announcers were Andy Chow, Ohio Public Radio; Vince Tornero, Muffins and Robb Eshenbaugh, Ohio Lobbying Assn. First pitch was by Ohio Senate President Keith Faber.