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Game Squares
Game Family Baseball Baseball
Regions Britain
Eras 1800s, Predecessor
Description

According to Block, an 1838 encyclopedia describes the game of Squares as “roughly identical” to contemporary Rounders and Baseball.

Sources

David Block, Baseball before We Knew It: A Search for the Roots of the Game (University of Nebraska Press, 2005), page 138.

The original source is Montague, The Youth's Encyclopedia of Health (1838).



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