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Bloomfield CT Wicket Challenge: "One Shamble Shall Be Out"
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"The Ball Players of Bloomfield and vicinity, respectfully invite the Pall Players of the city of Hartford to . . . play at Wicket Ball, the best in nine games for Dinner and Trimmings. The Rules to be as follows:  The ball to be rolled and to strike the once or more before it reaches the wicket.  The ball to be fairly caught flying or at the first bound.  The striker may defend his wicket with his bat as he may choose.  One shamble shall be out.  Each party may choose one judge or talisman."
Hartford Daily Courant, June 23, 1841, page 3. Notes: Is the bound rule  usual in wicket? What is rule 3 getting at? What is rule 4 getting at?
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