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Summer 2012 Edition (Series Nine)
$24.95
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Product Description:

The early history of baseball in America is featured in the Summer Edition.  Vintage base ball teams across the country play according to the rules of the 1860s, before the first professional team was formed.  This edition also includes familiar melodies from the Old-Time Piano Playing Contest in Peoria, Illinois plus commercials that were popular in the infancy of television.
 Cover Story
 Vintage Base Ball
 Scenic America
 Hocking Hills
 On A Musical Note
 Old-Time Piano Contest
 Off the Beaten Path
 Madison, Indiana
 Time Capsule
 Early TV Commercials
 Summer Feature
 Madison Regatta
 
COVER STORY: Many vintage base ball teams play the game according to the rules of the 1860s.  The players are passionate about the early history of the game and creating a unique experience for fans.
 
SCENIC AMERICA: Hocking Hills in southern Ohio is a popular destination for hikers.  The area is known for its sandstone cliffs and unusual rock formations.
 
 
 
 
ON A MUSICAL NOTE: Dozens of talented pianists play familiar melodies ranging from ragtime to Tin Pan Alley at the Old-Time Piano Playing Contest.
 
 
OFF THE BEATEN PATH: Madison, Indiana is defined in part by its picturesque setting along the Ohio River.  The downtown area is known for its historic buildings as well as unique shops and restaurants. 
 
 
 
TIME CAPSULE: We look back at TV commercials from the 1950s and 1960s, including the unique sounds of percolating coffee from Maxwell House and popular jingles from brands such as Ajax.
 
 
 
SUMMER FEATURE: The Madison Regatta features some of the fastest racing boats in the world.  Thousands of people flock to the Ohio River in Madison, Indiana for the event each summer.