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First Known Deliberate Bunts
City Brooklyn  +
Coordinates 40° 40' 41" N, 73° 56' 39" WLatitude: 40.6781784
Longitude: -73.9441579
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Country United States  +
Description <p><span>"EXCELSIOR VS. ENTERP <p><span>"EXCELSIOR VS. ENTERPRISE.-- The "muffins" of these clubs played their return game yesterday on the Excelsior grounds...The feature of the play was the batting of Prof. Bassler of the Enterprise team...Being an original of the first water, he adopted an original theory in reference to batting, which we are obliged to confess is not of the most striking character. His idea is not a bad one though, it being to hit the ball slightly so as to have it drop near the home base, therefore necessitating the employment of considerable skill on the part of the pitcher to get at the ball, pick it up and throw it accurately to first base."</span></p> ely to first base."</span></p>
Has Source On Hand false  +
Name First Known Deliberate Bunts  +
Sources <p><em>Brooklyn Daily Eagle, </em><span>Sept. 16, 1864</span></p>
State NY  +
Submission Note 5/7/2014  +
Submitted by Bob Tholkes +
Type of Date Day  +
Categories Other Firsts  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 13 December 2018 13:22:15  +
DateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 15 September 1864  +
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