Balle au Camp
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Translated as “rounders” in an 1855 translation of a French poem. Maigaard identifies it as a longball-type game with four bases [set in a line] and in which the ball is thrown into the field by a member of the in team to initiate play.
W. Chapman, Every-Day French Talk (J. B. Bateman, London, 1855), page 20.
P. Maigaard, “Battingball Games,” reprinted in Block, Baseball Before We Knew It, Appendix 6. See page 263.
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