Most Wanted: A Special Chronology for Early Female Play?

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Title A Special Chronology for Early Female Play

Protoball's Chronology includes about 1500 key events in the evolution of base ball, but this far (2020) it has fewer than a dozen accounts of female play in the United States up to the Civil War.  In contrast, there are nearly 30 cases of known female play in England for this period. 


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Deb Shattuck's book Bloomer Girls has much new information on the pioneering women players, and we think is will enrich the Protoball data base.  One goal might be to fashion a Chronology on early women's ballplaying in the US.

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