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A Form of Cricket

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Location Michigan
City/State/Country: Kalamazoo, MI, United States
Game Cricket
Immediacy of Report Retrospective
Age of Players Juvenile

"Until  the advent of 'hard' baseball in the late 1850s, boys in Kalamazoo 'played a form of cricket with a big soft ball as large as a modern football, but round and made at home of twine and leather and owled over a level field to knock down wickets less than its own height from the ground.'"


Peter Morris, But Didn't We Have Fun?i (Ivan R Dee, 2008), p.16, quoting the Kalamazoo Telegraph, Dec. 10, 1901.

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