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Game Club-ball
Game Family Hook-em-snivy Hook-em-snivy
Regions Britain
Eras Predecessor
Invented No

per Strutt. Strutt speculates that Club-ball was the ancient ancestor of many ball games. Its rules of play are not known.

Collins, "Popular Sports" (1935) says (without citing a source) that club ball was similar to Single wicket cricket.


Joseph Strutt, The Sports and Pastimes of the People of England (1801), pages 104-105.

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