Baseball Lecture Series – Hot Stove Talks

Join RBHS for an afternoon of baseball talks as we start the Hot Stove season. Saturday, November 5th, 3:00 – 5:00 PM Central Library of Rochester – 115 South Avenue Kate Gleason Auditorium Presentations are as follows:  3:00-3:25 – Ryan Brecker: “The Night Frank Verdi Got Shot and the Red Wings Adventures in Cuba” On July 25, … Continue reading

RBHS 4th Annual World Series Gathering

Saturday, October 29th for Game #4, 7:30PM The Distillery – 1142 Mt Hope Avenue Food/drinks will be off the menu. RSVPs appreciated so we can be sure to have enough tables/seating for everyone. RSVP appreciated by October 25th (rbrecker@gmail.com), but last minute attendees can likely be accommodated.

2016 Hot Stove Dinner a Success

The third annual Rochester Baseball Historical Society (RBHS) Hot Stove Dinner on Saturday, January 30th was one for the organization’s history books. It featured John Thorn, Official Historian for Major League Baseball, as the keynote speaker. Mr. Thorn’s speech included topics ranging from abolitionist Frederick Douglass’ son Charles’ baseball playing in Rochester with the Unexpected … Continue reading

3rd Annual Hot Stove Dinner – January 30, 2016

We are pleased to announce Rochester Baseball Historical Society’s third annual Hot Stove Dinner, featuring special guest John Thorn, Official Historian of Major League Baseball. The dinner will take place January 30, 2016 at Frontier Field’s beautiful Club 3000 in the suite level. Cocktails begin at 5:00 PM and dinner at 6:00 PM. Tickets are $40 per … Continue reading

2nd Annual Hot Stove Dinner – February 7, 2015

We are pleased to announce Rochester Baseball Historical Society’s second annual Hot Stove Dinner, featuring special guest Naomi Silver, President and CEO of the Rochester Red Wings. The dinner will take place February 7, 2015 at Frontier Field’s beautiful new Club 3000 in the suite level. Cocktails begin at 5:00 PM and dinner at 6:00 … Continue reading

“Hallowed Grounds – The Baseball Grounds of Rochester, NY” – Pittsford Library, Sept. 29

Where was Rochester’s first permanent ballpark? How many ballparks has Rochester had? What was Rochester’s professional ballpark before Silver Stadium? If you’ve ever wondered about Rochester’s ballparks, we invite you to attend “Hallowed Grounds – The Baseball Grounds of Rochester, NY”, a presentation by Paul Bielewicz, at the Pittsford Public Library on Monday, September 29 … Continue reading

Vintage Baseball at Frontier Field – July 7, 2014

RBHS is proud to present an exhibition vintage baseball game before the Rochester Red Wings game on Monday July 7th at Frontier Field. The vintage baseball game begins when gates open at 6:00 PM. Come see players dressed in period uniforms from the Rochester, Flower City and Live Oak Base Ball Clubs, playing by the … Continue reading

First Annual RBHS Hot Stove Dinner – A Resounding Success!

Hometown baseball heroes Johnny Antonelli and Rochester’s “Mr. Baseball”, Joe Altobelli knocked it out of the park at Rochester Baseball Historical Society’s first annual Hot Stove Dinner on Saturday January 25th, 2014. On a cold, snowy evening in Rochester, the phrase “Hot Stove”, often used to describe off-season discussions of baseball, was quite apropos. The evening began with a … Continue reading