Diamonds are a Game's Best Friend

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Date 1834
Location Boston, MA, United States

Describing "Base, or Goal Ball", author Robin Carver diagrammed a diamond- shaped arrangement of bases, the first association of diamond with the game.

Later, the adoption of equidistance between the bases rendered the arrangement a square, but the the use of "diamond" has persisted.


Robin Carver, The Book of Sports, 1834

Submitted by Bob Tholkes
Submission Note 3/28/2015


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