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Whitman Puts "Good Game of Base-Ball" Among Favorite Americana

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Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass [Brooklyn, Rome Bros], p. 95. In a review of good American experiences, including those "approaching Manhattan" and "under Niagara", Walt Whitman puts this line:

"Upon the race-course, or enjoying pic-nics or jigs or a good game of base-ball . . . "


David Block, Baseball Before We Knew It, page 216.

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