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Age of Players Juvenile  +
Coordinates 52° 21' 20" N, 1° 10' 28" WLatitude: 52.3555177
Longitude: -1.1743197
Country England  +
Game Base Ball +
Has Supplemental Text false  +
Headline English Novel Cites Base-ball as Girls' Pastime, Limns Cricket Match  +
Immediacy of Report Contemporary  +
Query <p><strong>Note:</strong> It would be good to confirm when the baseball and cricket references were first published, given the conflicting data on serialization and book publication.</p>
Reviewed true  +
Salience 2  +
Sources <p>[A] Mitford, Mary Russell, <sp <p>[A] Mitford, Mary Russell, <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Our Village</span> [London, R. Gilbert], per David Block, <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Baseball Before We Knew It</span>, page 191.  Block notes that this novel was published in New York in 1828, and Tom Altherr [email of April 2, 2009] adds that there were Philadelphia editions in 1835 and 1841.</p> <p>[B] Bateman, Anthony,"'More Mighty than the Bat, the Pen . . . ;' Culture,, Hegemony, and the Literaturisaton of Cricket," <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Sport in History</span>, v. 23, 1 (Summer 2003), page 34.</p> v. 23, 1 (Summer 2003), page 34.</p>
Tags Famous  + , Females  + , Fiction  +
Year 1,824  +
Year Number 3  +
Has improper value forThis property is a special property in this wiki. Year Suffix  + , Source Image  + , State  + , City  + , Submitted by  +
Categories Chronology  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 28 July 2019 17:43:55  +
TextThis property is a special property in this wiki. <p>[A] "Better than playing with her <p>[A] "Better than playing with her doll, better even than base-ball, or sliding or romping, does she like to creep of an evening to her father's knee."</p> <p>[B]Bateman states that <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Our Village</span>, which was initially serialised in <em>The Lady's Magazine</em> between 1824 and 1832, contains the first comprehensive prose description of a cricket match." See</p> ription of a cricket match." See</p>
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