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This game is described as a reduced form of softball with no running (ghost runners determine when runs score) and soft tossing by a team-mate as pitching. Fair ground is defines by an acute angle much smaller than 90 degrees, and a line is drawn about 20 yards from home. Three or four players make up a team. Balls hit past the line and not caught on the fly are counted as singles, unless they pass the deepest fielder. A bobbled grounder is counted as Reached on Error. The game is played as a beach game in the San Diego area. Pitches are gentle lobs. Peter Morris writes that this game is an offshoot of softball.
Peter Morris, A Game of Inches (Ivan Dee, 2010 single-volume edition), page 499.
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