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Princeton Faculty [NJ] Disparages "Playing at Ball"

Salience Noteworthy
Tags College, Pre-Knicks NYC
City/State/Country: Princeton, NJ, United States
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Youth
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"A minute of the Princeton faculty of May, 1761, frowns upon students "playing at ball."

Bentley, et. al., American College Athletics [Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, New York, 1929], pages 14-15. Submitted by John Thorn, 6/6/04.

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Note: Princeton was known as the College of New Jersey until 1896.

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