GETTING THERE: Doubleday Country Inn and Farm is in Landisburg, Pa., about 21/2 hours from Washington. Take I-95 to the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) to I-83 north to the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) west. Take Exit 226 from the turnpike onto Route 11 south, then go north on Route 74 through Carlisle. Stay on 74, over the mountain, for 11 miles, then go right on Pine Hill Road. Look for Doubleday on your right.

PLAYING THERE: Play ball with and against former major league pros on a diamond built on a cow pasture. Upcoming players include former Mets pitcher Al Jackson (July 28-31), former Pirates pitcher Bob Friend (Aug. 4-7), former Pirates pitcher Don Robinson (Aug. 11-14), former Reds outfielder George Foster (Aug. 18-21) and former Dodgers third baseman Ron Cey (Aug. 25-28). There are up to three games a day. Positions during the day games cost $50; night games are $60. You can bring your whole team for $500 or $600, respectively. Spectators get in for $5. Horseback riding runs $30 an hour for trail rides or lessons. Info: 717-789-2456, www.doubledayfarm.com.

STAYING THERE: You can stay where you play, at Doubleday's bed and breakfast, for $75 a night. There are seven rooms, with shared bathrooms. They also offer midweek packages with two nights' lodging, four games, autographs, horseback riding and more for $250 a person. And please don't wear your cleats indoors (house rule). There's no prohibition against cleats at the Holiday Inn in Carlisle (1450 Harrisburg Pike, 717-245-2400), with rooms from $86 a night.

EATING THERE: For Italian, try Rillo's in Carlisle (50 Pine St.). The Redskins used to eat here when their training camp met at Dickinson College. For eclectic tastes, sample the menu at Empire Global Cuisine (109 N. Hanover St.).

INFO: Hershey Capital Region Visitors Bureau, 800-995-0969, www.visithhc.com.