In Dedham in 1837undefined

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Date of Game 1837
Game Round Ball
Location Dedham, MA, United States
Has Source On Hand No
NY Rules No - Predecessor
Description Letter of Curtis Guild, born in Dedham in 1827, recalls playing "base" and "round" ball as a youth. Assuming his memory of playing round ball dated to when he was around 10 in 1837, his recorded memory would be nineteen years distant from what it described, a more recent recollection than Henry Sargent’s, see Note 43.
Sources “Bob Lively,” Porter’s Spirit of the Times, December 27, 1856.
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Found by Brian Turner, for an article to be submitted to Base Ball.

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