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Spring Sports at Harvard: "Bat & Ball" and Cricket
|Tags||College, Harvard CollegeCollege, Harvard College|
|City/State/Country:||Cambridge, MA, United States|
|Game||Cricket, Bat-and-BallCricket, Bat-and-Ball|
|Immediacy of Report||Contemporary|
|Age of Players||YouthYouth|
"In the spring there is no playing of football, but "bat-and-ball" & cricket."
From "Sibley's Private Journal," entry for August 31, 1846, as supplied to David Block by letter of 4/18/2005 from Prof. Harry R. Lewis at Harvard, Cambridge MA.
Lewis notes that the Journal is "a running account of Harvard daily life in the mid nineteenth century."
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|Submitted by||Harry Lewis|
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