Clipping:'fly tips' definition

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Date Tuesday, July 15, 1862

...we have again to award high praise to Leggett for his splendid catching. He took four balls on fly tips, two right from the bat, he standing close behind the striker... [i.e. a “fly tip” is both a foul tip and a foul pop-up] New York Sunday Mercury July 15, 1862.

Source New York Sunday Mercury
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Submitted by Richard Hershberger
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