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|Text=<p>America&rsquo;s national pastime since about 1860.&nbsp;&nbsp;Writing about rounders in 1898, Gomme&nbsp;mused that &ldquo;An elaborate form of this game has become the national game of the&nbsp;United States.&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp;The term &ldquo;baseball&rdquo; actually arose in&nbsp;England&nbsp;as early as 1748, referring to a simple game like rounders, but usage in&nbsp;England&nbsp;died out, and was soon forgotten in most parts of the country.&nbsp;&nbsp;The term first appeared in theUnited States&nbsp;in 1791.</p>
 
|Text=<p>America&rsquo;s national pastime since about 1860.&nbsp;&nbsp;Writing about rounders in 1898, Gomme&nbsp;mused that &ldquo;An elaborate form of this game has become the national game of the&nbsp;United States.&rdquo;&nbsp;&nbsp;The term &ldquo;baseball&rdquo; actually arose in&nbsp;England&nbsp;as early as 1748, referring to a simple game like rounders, but usage in&nbsp;England&nbsp;died out, and was soon forgotten in most parts of the country.&nbsp;&nbsp;The term first appeared in theUnited States&nbsp;in 1791.</p>
 
<p>Gomme,&nbsp;<em>Traditional Games of&nbsp;England,&nbsp;Scotland, and&nbsp;Ireland, Volume 1</em>.2, page 146.</p>
 
<p>Gomme,&nbsp;<em>Traditional Games of&nbsp;England,&nbsp;Scotland, and&nbsp;Ireland, Volume 1</em>.2, page 146.</p>
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