In Hope Circa 1825undefined

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Date of Game Circa 1825
Game Round Ball
Location Hope, ME, United States
Has Source On Hand No
NY Rules No - Predecessor
Description Prof. Alvin R. Dunton (1812-91) recalled that in his youth, "Round Ball in his day was the old fashioned base ball old people talk about today." He was born in Hope, ME and was a ME resident.
Sources Lewiston Sun-Journal, June 18, 1887
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We can't be sure that he played in Hope, or the exact date, though circa 1825 seems about right.

The nature of the game played isn't as exact as we would prefer, either.

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