Early baseball in Massachusetts/Predecessor Game 46

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Location Massachusetts
Year 1846
City Cambridge
State MA
Country US
Name of game Bat-and-Ball

"In the spring there is no playing of football, but "bat & ball" & cricket."

From "Sibley's Private Journal," entry for August 31, 1846, as supplied to David Block by letter of 4/18/2005 from Prof. Harry R. Lewis at Harvard, Cambridge MA. Lewis notes that the Journal is "a running account of Harvard daily life in the mid nineteenth century."

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