Roley Poley

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Game Roley Poley
Game Family Hat ball Hat ball
Location Brooklyn
Eras Derivative
Description

per Culin. (Elsewhere Roly Poly, Roll Ball, Roley Holey.) Each player defends a hole (or hat). If another player rolls a “medium-sized” rubber ball into the hole, he tries to hit another player with it to prevent having a count made against him.

Sources

Culin, "Street Games of Boys in Brooklyn, N.Y.." page 234.



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