Early baseball in Massachusetts/Predecessor Game 20

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Location Massachusetts
Year 1813
City Newburyport
State MA
Country US
Name of game Playing ball

"Parents and Guardians are also requested to forbid, those under their care, playing Ball in the streets of the town; as by this unlawful practice much inconvenience and injury is sustained." Newburyport [MA] Herald, May 4, 1813, Volume 17, Issue 10, page 1 [classified advertisement]. Submitted by John Thorn 1/24/07.

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