Early baseball in Massachusetts/Predecessor Game 5

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Location Massachusetts
Year 1762
City Salem
State MA
Country US
Name of game Bat-and-ball

". . . no Person shall use the Exercise of playing or kicking of Foot-ball, or the Exercise of Bat-and-Ball, or Cricket, within the Body of the Town, under a Penalty of One Shilling and Six Pence."

By-Laws and Orders of the town of Salem, July 26, 1762, as printed in the Essex Gazette, December 6 to 13, 1768, page 81: posted to 19CBB on July 30, 2007 by Richard Hershberger. The town is Salem MA.

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