Bay City's vintage baseball team celebrates the holiday weekend on the diamond

Bay Cityâ??s Independents Vintage Baseball Team is taking the holiday weekend for a chance to go back in time.

Carroll Park is hosting this weekends 19th century like games. The vintage baseball league is focusing on when baseball wasn't so big in America. Now regarded as Americaâ??s pastime the players are celebrating their independence one inning at a time.

"Itâ??s almost like a brotherhood. A lot of these fella's we see every year several times a year whether they are on your club or with the opposition. So you get a great opportunity to reacquaint yourself with wonderful people that really enjoy this game,â?? said Independentâ??s catcher Jayme Johnson.

The independents are scheduled to play again Sunday in Carroll Park at 2 p.m.