Cluich an Tighe

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Game Cluich an Tighe
Game Family Baseball Baseball
Regions Britain, Europe
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Description

According to Morrison (1908) this game is “practically identical with the game of “Rounders.” He goes on to describe a game with three bases set 50 yards apart, with plugging and crossing as ways to retire batters. Games are played to 50 or 100 counts. The game is depicted as “practically dead” in Uist (In the Outer Hebrides off Scotland) but formerly was very popular.

Sources

A. Morrison, “Uist Games,” The Celtic Review, Volume 4 (1907/1908), pages 361- 363.

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