Poisoned Ball

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Game Poisoned Ball
Game Family Kickball Kickball
Location France
Eras Predecessor
Description

According to an 1810 text, “La Ball Empoisonée” was a game for two teams of eight to ten boys involving repelling the ball (presumably by hitting it by the palm of the hand) and running to bases trying to avoid being plugged.

Sources

Les Jeux Des Jeunes Garcons,  (1810)., pages 104-105.



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