19CBB Digest, April-May 2013
 Another base ball court. Bob Tholkes posted an 1860 note about a base ball practice facility operator in Paterson, N.J.; the only previous notes about such places are in Manhattan.
 Advice to players accepting compensation- 1858. Bob Tholkes posted the discovery of a New York Sunday Mercury note indicating that compensation to players in the form of waived membership dues existed by 1857. John Thorn and Richard Hershberger added comments and information.
 Dispute over what rules to use in Boston- Richard Hershberger posted a series of 1857 Boston newspaper notes in which two clubs argue over rules to be used in an upcoming match.
 They made them tough in those days- Richard Hershberger posted an 1858 note about a player who kept playing after injuring his finger-- which later required amputation.
 Schoolboy essay "Ball Playing" 1856-. Richard Hershberger posted a find, inviting discussion of the discussion of the description of ball play.-- Bob Tholkes