base ball

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base ball

  1. (obsolete, 1800s) baseball
    • National Advocate, April 25, 1823. p. 2, col. 4. [1][2]
      I was last Saturday much pleased in witnessing a company of active young men playing the manly and athletic game of “base ball” at the Retreat in Broadway (Jones’)
    • New-York Gazette & General Advertiser: Apr. 25, 1823, p. 2, col. 2.[1][2]
      We have received a communication in favor of the manly exercise of base ball;

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  1. 1.0 1.1 http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1908&dat=20010727&id=UEArAAAAIBAJ&sjid=t9kEAAAAIBAJ&pg=1402,1613499
  2. 2.0 2.1 http://ourgame.mlblogs.com/2011/08/27/baseball-in-new-york-in-1823/
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