Burn Ball

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Game Burn Ball
Game Family Baseball Baseball
Regions US
Eras 1800s, Derivative
Description

per Appel [1999]. Appel reports that the young Mike Kelly, growing up on Washington DC in the late 1860’s, first played Burn Ball, a form of base ball that included "plugging" or "burning" of baserunners by thrown balls.

Sources

Marty Appel, Slide Kelly Slide (Scarecrow Press, 1999), page 9.



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