A cherished Michigan tradition, cider mills provide goodies and family fun for the entire fall season. Residents line up for a taste of some the freshest cider and donuts the state has to offer.
Housed in historical buildings, many cider mills lend to the rich history of so many Michigan communities, including those located in Oakland County.
Royal Oak Wahoo’s
The first recorded Base Ball game in Michigan took place in Birmingham in 1857, between the teams of Bloomfield and Troy (in a field near what is now the corner of Old Woodward and Hamilton) according to an April 1897 Detroit Free Press article. The game started at noon, and the teams played until one team scored 100 runs.
The game of baseball has been enjoyed by millions since, as both players and fans. While the rules of the game have changed over time, the game is still basically the same one that has been played for over 150 years in Oakland County and America.
Locally, three teams play by the rules of the day (the day being the mid-1800’s). Continue reading