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>
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|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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|Description=<p>Apparently a variant spelling of base ball. The most famous usage is in a Princeton student&rsquo;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. <strong>Note</strong><strong>: </strong>Princeton was known as the College of New Jersey until 1896.</p>
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|Sources=<p><span>See Protoball Chronology entry [[1786.1]].</span><span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</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
Regions US
Eras Predecessor, 1700s, 1800s
Invented No
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. Note: Princeton was known as the College of New Jersey until 1896.

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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