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|Game Family=Baseball
|Description=<p>America&rsquo;s national pastime since about 1860. Writing about rounders in 1898, Gomme mused that &ldquo;An elaborate form of this game has become the national game of the United States.&rdquo; The term &ldquo;baseball&rdquo; actually arose in England as early as 1748, referring to a simple game like rounders, but usage in England died out, and was soon forgotten in most parts of the country. The term first appeared in the United States in 1791.</p>
|Year of Publication=1982
|Sources=<p><span>Gomme,&nbsp;</span><em>Traditional Games of&nbsp;England,&nbsp;Scotland, and&nbsp;Ireland, Volume 1</em><span>.2, page 146.</span></p>
|Journal=Listening to America
|Is in library=No

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Author Flexner
Year of Publication 1982
Journal Listening to America
Pages 32-47
Is in library No
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