Clipping:The high and low strike zones

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Date Saturday, December 10, 1870

[reporting on the new rules] The umpire cannot call strikes on the batsman unless he refuses to strike at fair balls; besides which, the striker is privileged to call for either a high or low ball, the former being a ball between waist and shoulder, and the latter between knee and waist.

Source New York Clipper
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Submitted by Richard Hershberger
Origin Initial Hershberger Clippings


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