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Bat-ball Recalled at Exeter

Salience Noteworthy
City/State/Country: Exeter, NH, United States
Game Bat-Ball
Age of Players Youth

"Next to football, baseball has always been the most popular sport at Exeter. Alpheus S. Packard, who entered in 1811, mentions "bat-ball" as played in his day."



Crosbie, Laurence M., The Phillips Exeter Academy: A History [1923], page 233. Submitted by George Thompson, 8/2/2005. Crosbie does not, evidently, give a citation for Packard.

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