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Adena Worthington’s vs Ohio Village Muffins In Vintage Baseball Match

Presented By Atomic Speedway

UPDATE: Due to projected storms, this event has been cancelled for July 11.

Adena Mansion & Gardens will host vintage “Base Ball” Sunday, July 11, 2021. 

Bring your blanket or lawn chair and join us on the grounds when the Adena Worthington’s challenge the Ohio Village Muffins, an 1860’s baseball team that plays the game by 19th century rules, in an exhibition game of vintage baseball.

The match begins at 2pm.

This event is free and open to the public. For those unvaccinated for COVID-19, masks are required over the nose and mouth indoors and outdoors- if unable to social distance. 

If you would like to take a tour of the mansion, admission is $10 for Adults; $9 for Seniors; $5 Children age 6-12, and Children age 5 and under get in free. The last mansion tour is at 3:30pm that day.

19th Century “Base Ball” Returns To Adena Mansion & Gardens

Presented By McDonald’s, I’m Lovin’ It!

(Above: Watch the 2018 match between the Adena Worthingtons and Ohio Village Muffins)

(CHILLICOTHE) –Adena Mansion & Gardens will host a vintage “base ball” game on Sunday, July 11, 2021.

Bring your blanket or lawn chair and join us on the grounds when the Adena Worthingtons challenge the Ohio Village Muffins, an 1860’s baseball team that plays the game by 19th century rules, in an exhibition game of vintage baseball. The match begins at 2:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Adena Mansion and Gardens Historic is following current guidance from the CDC for safest behaviors related to COVID-19. Masks are not be required for vaccinated visitors, volunteers, and staff. Masks are highly encouraged for children ages 3-11 and any other unvaccinated individuals 12 and up.

(Photo Courtesy of Adena Mansion & Gardens)

If you would like to take a tour of the mansion, admission is $10 for Adults; $9 for Seniors; $5 Children 6-12 and Children 5 and under are free. The last mansion tour is at 3:30pm

Adena Mansion was the home of Ohio’s sixth governor, Thomas Worthington. Adena Mansion and Garden Society manages the site on behalf of Ohio History Connection. Adena is located at the south end of Adena Road, off Pleasant Valley Road, which is the first road off State Route 104, just north of the US 35 interchange at the north edge of Chillicothe.

For more information, please call 740-772-1500, email info@adenamansion.com, or visit www.adenamansion.com.

Worthingtons Bake Muffins 11-7

Presented by Hometown-Motors, Inc.

The annual vintage base ball game between the Adena Worthingtons and the Ohio Village Muffins went to the home team, 11-7 Sunday.

It was the sixth meeting between the clubs playing 1860s era base ball at Adena Mansion & Gardens. The Worthingtons’ victory evened the series at three games each.

The Muffins were founded by the Ohio History Connection in 1981 and regularly play a season schedule of 40-50 games. The 2020 season has been hampered by cancellations due to the coronavirus pandemic. Their match in Chillicothe was their second of the season.

The Worthingtons were founded in 2015 to play the Muffins as part of an old fashioned fourth of July event hosted by Adena Mansion & Gardens.

Ceremonial first pitches were thrown by Chillicothe Mayor Luke Feeney, the granddaughter of State Representative Gary Scherer and Adena Mansion & Gardens Board Member Bill Beatty.

The Adena Worthingtons scored an 11-7 victory over the visiting Ohio Village Muffins Sunday July 12. The Worthingtons'…

Posted by Litter Media on Sunday, July 12, 2020