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A game in which a ball is tossed up among players and one player’s name is then called out. That player must obtain the ball and try to hit fleeing compatriots with it. Newell  notes that this game was played in Austria.
William Wells Newell, Games and Songs of American Children (New York: Dover [1963 reprint], 1883)., page 181.
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