Achievements

  • Vintage Base Ball Leader.  The National Vintage League boasts the Milwaukee Cream Citys Base Ball Club as one of it’s member clubs which was the first vintage base ball club in Wisconsin beginning in 2004.  The NVL, Cream Citys and our other member clubs continue to be a leader in the development of Vintage Base Ball locally, statewide and nationally.  The NVL is the only national organization operating as a Multi-Club Nonprofit Charitable Foundation.
  • Regional Reach. Matches are played all over the Midwest and Milwaukee area including Helfaer Field at Miller Park,  Old World Wisconsin,  Green Bay Heritage Hill,  Historic Wade House,  Richfield Historical Society,  Kenosha Civil War Museum,  Rufus King High School,  Trimborm Farm,  Milwaukee County Parks,  Humboldt Park,  Cudahy Park, Lincoln Park in Chicago as well as participating in Base Ball Festivals held in St. Louis,  Cincinnati,  Chicago and the states of Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan and Indiana.  We attract out of state clubs such as as the La Crescent Applejacks, Rum River Rovers,  Champion Hill Toppers, Brooklyn Atlantics,  Mankato Baltics, Union Base Ball Club of Minnesota, Springfield Long Nine, Lemont Quarrymen, Cincinnati Buckeyes, Cincinnati 1869 Red Stockings, Chicago Salmon,  Douglas Dutchers, and others to the state of Wisconsin.
  • Community Outreach. Since 2004, thousands of  “cranks” and “rooters” have experienced Vintage Base Ball through matches, events and educational programs including the Annual Milwaukee Cream City 1860’s Base Ball Festival.

In 2016 we will celebrate our 13th consecutive Vintage Base Ball Festival