Evansville Townball

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Game Evansville Townball
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per Gilbert (1910). Remembered as Town Ball, this game was a simple fungo game played in the 1850s in which a fielder who caught a hit ball on the fly or on one bounce became the fungo batter.

Sources

F. M. Gilbert, History of the City of Evansville (Pioneer Publishing, 1910), page 107.

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