Cerkelspelen (Circle-Game?)

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Game Cerkelspelen (Circle-Game?)
Game Family Kickball Kickball
Location Flanders, Belgium
Eras Predecessor
Description

According to Maigaard, Cerkelspelen was “rounders without batting” as played in Flanders. The game evidently had five bases, with fielders near each one, but the infield area was occupied only by the in-team.

Sources

P. Maigaard, “Battingball Games,” reprinted in Block, Baseball Before We Knew It, Appendix 6.  See page 263.



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