Rounders -- Hungary

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Game Rounders -- Hungary
Game Family Baseball Baseball
Location Hungary
Regions Europe
Eras 1800s, Predecessor
Description

This game resembles contemporary British rounders. The bases form a regular pentagon, a pitcher stands at its center, fly balls are outs, and there is plugging. A baserunner, however, could make plays on subsequent batter-runners as a member of the fielding team.

Sources

Gyula Hajdu, "Collection of Hungarian Folk Games" (as Translated from Hungarian Magyar Nepi Jatekok Gyujtemenye) (Budapest: 1971), page 173.



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