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Coordinates 52° 21' 20" N, 1° 10' 28" WLatitude: 52.3555177
Longitude: -1.1743197
Country England  +
Game Stoolball +
Has Supplemental Text false  +
Headline British Book Shows Several Safe-Haven Games - Cricket, Rounders, Feeder, Nine Holes, Doutee Stool, and Stoolball  +
Immediacy of Report Contemporary  +
Location England  +
Reviewed true  +
Salience 2  +
Sources <p><span>Ball Games with Illustrations</span> (Routledge and Sons, London, 1860 [as annotated by the MCC]). Per Google Books, published in 1867.</p>
Tags Chapbooks for Juveniles  +
Year 1,860  +
Year Number 26  +
Year Suffix c  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 28 July 2019 17:47:19  +
TextThis property is a special property in this wiki. <p><span style="font-size: 14px;" <p><span style="font-size: 14px;">Doutee Stool: After a ball is thrown or struck, players try to reach a stool further along a circle before the server can retrieve the ball and strike one of them [page 41-42].</span></p> <p>Egg Hat: Player A throws a ball into another player's hat, say Player B. Player B tries to retrieve the ball and hit one of the fleeing others, or he is assessing an egg. Three eggs and you're out [pages 42-44].</p> <p>Feeder: Batter must complete a circle of bases [clockwise] before the pitcher [feeder] retrieves the ball and hits him with it. Not described as a team game [pages 44-46].</p> <p>Nine-Holes: Egg Hat without hats [pages 54-56].</p> <p>Rounders: "a most excellent game, and very popular in some of our English counties." One-handed batting; teams of five or more, stones or stakes for bases, runners out be plugging or force-out at home, one-out-side-out, three strikes and out, balks allowed, foul balls in play [pages 57-60].</p> <p>Stool-Ball: "an old English sport, mentioned by Gower and Chaucer, and was at one period common to women as well as men. Player defends against thrown ball hitting his stool [pages 61 ff]."</p> <p> </p> es 61 ff]."</p> <p> </p>
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