SAME GAME, OLD RULES

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July 9, 2018 - 3:56 PM

History came alive on Saturday in Humboldt as it hosted its annual vintage baseball game. The Branson Bombers and the Topeka Westerns faced off at the Walter Johnson Stadium dressed in traditional baseball uniforms and played the game using the original rules of baseball. Roughly 125 people attended the game. The Westerns won 8-5. Top, the teams line up for introductions and the national anthem prior to the game. Bottom left, 92-year old Doris Wilhite, Humboldt, throws out the first pitch with a member of the Bombers by her side. Western pitcher Tex Zimmerman throws out a pitch.

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