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Potomac Nine's Howard "Ivy" Berkhof slides into third base  during a game against the Elkton Eclipse during the Loudoun Preservation Society's 19th Century Baseball Day. One of the more colorful traditions of vintage baseball was player nicknames. Berkhof went to Harvard, so his nickname is "Ivy." (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)
Photo by: Drew Angerer
Potomac Nine's Howard "Ivy" Berkhof slides into third base during a game against the Elkton Eclipse during the Loudoun Preservation Society's 19th Century Baseball Day. One of the more colorful traditions of vintage baseball was player nicknames. Berkhof went to Harvard, so his nickname is "Ivy." (Drew Angerer/The Washington Times)

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