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Game of Wicket Reaches IA

Salience Noteworthy
Location Iowa
City/State/Country: Clinton, IA, United States
Game Wicket
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Adult
Text

"BALL GAMES IN THE WEST. - It is with pleasure that we observe the gradual progression of these healthy and athletic games westward. A Wicket Club has recently been organized in Clinton City , Iowa, which is looked on with much favor by the young men of that locality."

Sources

New York Clipper, June 13, 1857. Facsimile provide by Craig Waff, September 2008.

Also covered in Porter's Spirit of the Times, June 20, 1857

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