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

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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Submitted by Bruce Allardice
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