English Base Ball

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Game English Base Ball
Game Family Baseball Baseball
Location Great Britain
Regions Britain
Eras Predecessor, 1700s, 1800s, Post-1900
Invented No
Description

Only in the 21st Century did we learn that a major predecessor of modern baseball was an English pastime known as “base ball”.

Sources

David Block, Baseball Before We Knew It.

David Block, Pastime Lost.

 

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