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Harvard Man: "We had Baseball"

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City/State/Country: Cambridge, MA, United States
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"Boating[,] which now prevails so largely in Harvard, had not yet come, but we had baseball and football in their season."

-- James Freeman Clarke, Harvard Class of 1829


E. Hale, ed., James Freman Clarke: Autobiography, Diary, and Correspondence (Boston, 1891), page 44.

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