Ball Stand

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Elmore (1922) describes this as a game of attrition for ages 8-12 that involves throwing a ball against a wall. One player is named to catch it. If the player does, “stand” is shouted, and other players are to freeze in their places. If the player with the ball can plug someone, that player is out; if not, the thrower is out. This game has not batting or baserunning.

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Emily W. Elmore, A Practical Handbook of Games, (Macmillan, NY, 1922), pages 16-17.



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