The 22nd Annual Doc Adams Old Time Base Ball Festival took place on August 3 & 4 at Old Bethpage Village Restoration and the weather couldn’t have been better. In 2015, this longest running annual vintage base ball festival was renamed in honor of Daniel Lucius ‘Doc’ Adams. This year’s festival once again lived up its reputation as a must for baseball fans, history buffs, and anyone looking for a a day of outdoor fun.
It was a beautiful weekend. The air was filled with friendly chatter and smiles abounded. Players, both artists and muffins, and cranks alike had a great time.
Marjorie Adams was on-hand as she continued to educate festival attendees about her great-grandfather, Doc Adams, a long-overlooked founding father of the National Pastime. Hopefully, he will be recognized and enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2021 (next election takes place in 2020).