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1837.6
Age of Players Adult  +
City Philadelphia  +
Coordinates 39° 57' 9" N, 75° 9' 55" WLatitude: 39.9525839
Longitude: -75.1652215
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Country United States  +
Game Base Ball +
Has Supplemental Text false  +
Headline Olympic Ball Club Constitution Requires Umpires  +
Immediacy of Report Contemporary  +
Location Philadelphia  +
Salience 2  +
Sources <p><span>Constitution of the O <p><span>Constitution of the Olympic Ball Club of Philadelphia</span> [Philadelphia, John Clark], per David Block, <span>Baseball Before We Knew It</span>, page 223.</p> <p>Dean A. Sullivan, Compiler and Editor, <span>Early Innings: A Documentary History of Baseball, 1825 - 1908</span> [University of Nebraska Press, 1995], pp. 5-8. </p> Nebraska Press, 1995], pp. 5-8. </p>
State PA  +
Submitted by Larry McCray +
Tags Pre-modern Rules  +
Year 1,837  +
Year Number 6  +
Has improper value forThis property is a special property in this wiki. Year Suffix  + , Reviewed  + , Source Image  +
Categories Chronology  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 15 October 2015 01:55:38  +
TextThis property is a special property in this wiki. <p><span>The constitution does <p><span>The constitution does not shed light on the nature of the game played. Membership was restricted to those above the age of twenty-one. One day per month was set for practice "Club day". </span><strong>Note:</strong><span> Sullivan dates the constitution at 1837, but notes that it was printed in 1838. </span></p> <p><span>The constitution specifies that the club recorder shall act as "umpire", to settle disputes.</span></p> to settle disputes.</span></p>
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