Baseball in the Berkshires
A County's Common Bond



A County's

Common Bond


We can only suppose that if baseball was banned
in pittsfield in 1791, it was not a nuisance devised
in that year, that it had been played
here some time before.



John Thorn, Major League Baseball's official historian.


The book

The story, players and times of the colorful history of baseball in Berkshire County in Western Massachusetts.

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In interesting tale of first

As the summer of 1859 rolled along so did a challenge between–soon to be–long time rivals, Williams and Amherst College.

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