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Two Wicket Groups Vie in Litchfield CT

Salience Peripheral
Tags Pre-modern Rules
City/State/Country: Litchfield, CT, United States
Game Wicket
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Unknown

"That Game of Wicket,

Between the two Branches of Bantam Players (the Factory and Up-Town Branches,) came off on the Public Green in this Village, on Saturday last, with the following result"

[In three innings, the score was Factory Branch 141, Up Town Branch 111.]


Litchfield Republican, July 8, 1852, page 2.

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What were "bantam players?"  Does the term suggest the ages of the players?

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Submitted by Brian Turner
Submission Note Letter of 9/20/2014


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