Catch a Fly

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Game Catch a Fly
Game Family Fungo Fungo
Location Manhattan, New York
Eras Derivative
Description

A fungo game played in Manhattan in the 1950s. A fungo hitter is replaced by a fielder who catches a ball (or sometimes three balls) on the fly. Played when fewer than six kids were at the ballyard and a team game wasn’t possible.

Sources

John Pastier, email of February 12, 2009.



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