Early baseball in Massachusetts/Predecessor Game 50

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Location Massachusetts
Year 1849
City Worcester
State MA
Country US
Name of game base ball

"[O]utdoor amusements consist in the game of quoits, base ball, walking in parties . . . "

"State Lunatic Hospital at Worcester," The Christian Register, Volume 28, Issue 6 [February 10, 1849], page 6. Submitted by Bill Wagner 6/4/2006 and David Ball, 6/4/2006. Bill notes that the same article appears in Massachusetts Ploughman and New England Journal of Agriculture, Volume 8 Issue 20 [February 17, 1849], page 4. Cf. item #146.16 above.

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