Difference between revisions of "Baste Ball"

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|Description=<p>Apparently a variant spelling of base ball. The most famous usage is in a Princeton student’s diary entry for 1786 (5 years before the first known use of "base ball" in the US), which reveals only that the game involves catching and hitting.</p>
 
|Description=<p>Apparently a variant spelling of base ball. The most famous usage is in a Princeton student’s diary entry for 1786 (5 years before the first known use of "base ball" in the US), which reveals only that the game involves catching and hitting.</p>
 
|Sources=<p><span>See Protoball Chronology entry [[1786.1]].</span><span>  </span><span>A second entry, [[1848c.9]], includes baste ball in a list of boyhood games played by future US President Benjamin Harrison.</span></p>
 
|Sources=<p><span>See Protoball Chronology entry [[1786.1]].</span><span>  </span><span>A second entry, [[1848c.9]], includes baste ball in a list of boyhood games played by future US President Benjamin Harrison.</span></p>
 
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Game Baste Ball
Game Family Baseball Baseball
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Eras 1700s, 1800s, Predecessor
Description

Apparently a variant spelling of base ball. The most famous usage is in a Princeton student’s diary entry for 1786 (5 years before the first known use of "base ball" in the US), which reveals only that the game involves catching and hitting.

Sources

See Protoball Chronology entry 1786.1.  A second entry, 1848c.9, includes baste ball in a list of boyhood games played by future US President Benjamin Harrison.

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