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Wicket
Description <p>The game of wicket was evidently <p>The game of wicket was evidently the dominant game played in parts of Connecticut, western MA, and perhaps areas of Western New York State, prior to the spread of the New York game in the 1850’s and 1860’s. Wicket resembles cricket more than baseball. The “pitcher” bowls a large, heavy ball toward a long, low wicket, and a batter with a heavy curved club defends the wicket. Some students of cricket speculate that it resembles cricket before it evolved to its modern form.</p> e it evolved to its modern form.</p>
Game Eras Predecessor  + , 1700s  + , 1800s  +
Game Family Baseball  +
Game Regions US  +
Has Supplemental Text false  +
Invented Game false  +
Sources <p><span>Short descriptions of <p><span>Short descriptions of the game are found in Protoball Chronology items #[[1846.8]], #[[1850s.16]], and #[[1855c.3]].</span><span>  </span><span>There is also a Protoball Subchronology  at http://protoball.org/Chronology:Wicket devoted to wicket, with over 50 entries.</span></p> th over 50 entries.</span></p>
Term Wicket  +
Categories Games  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 15 May 2013 01:36:18  +
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