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

Antonelli and Altobelli Headline First Annual RBHS Hot Stove Dinner

Hometown baseball hero Johnny Antonelli and Rochester’s “Mr. Baseball”, Joe Altobelli will be featured guests at Rochester Baseball Historical Society’s first annual Hot Stove Dinner on Saturday January 25th, 2014 at Red Fedele’s Brook House in Rochester, NY. Tickets are $25 per plate and can be ordered by contacting RBHS President Joe Territo at joeterrito@hotmail.com … Continue reading

Scott Pitoniak Inducted into Red Wings Hall of Fame

Rochester Baseball Historical Society board member Scott Pitoniak joined an elite group of Rochester Baseball icons on Saturday August 17th as he was inducted into the Rochester Red Wings Hall of Fame. Pitoniak, honored for his many years of contributions as a writer for the Democrat & Chronicle newspaper and as an author of numerous … Continue reading

Introducing the Rochester Baseball Historical Society

Welcome to http://www.RochesterBaseballHistory.org, the official web site of the Rochester Baseball Historical Society (RBHS). The Rochester Baseball Historical Society is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the preservation, research, and dissemination of the baseball history of greater Rochester, New York. The Society is a network that facilitates these goals through publications, presentations and the promotion of our … Continue reading