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|Headline=Harvard Man George Hoar Writes of Playing "Simple Game Called Base"
 
 
|Year=1842
 
|Year=1842
|Is in main chronology=yes
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|Year Number=3
|Location=Harvard
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|Headline=Harvard Man George Hoar Writes of Playing "Simple Game We Called Base"
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|Salience=2
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|Tags=College, Harvard College,
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|Country=United States
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|Coordinates=42.3736158, -71.1097335
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|State=MA
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|City=Cambridge
 
|Game=Cricket
 
|Game=Cricket
|Tags=College
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|Immediacy of Report=Retrospective
|Text=<p>George F. Hoar, a student at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, writes: "The only game which was much in vogue was foot-ball. There was a little attempt to start the English game of cricket and occasionally, in the spring, an old-fashioned simple game which we called base was played."</p>
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|Age of Players=Youth
<p>Hoar, George F. <u>Autobiography of Seventy Years</u> [Pubr?, 1903], page 120. Per Seymour, Harold - Notes in the Seymour Collection at Cornell University, Kroch Library Department of Rare and Manuscript Collections, collection 4809.</p>
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|Text=<p>George F. Hoar, a student at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, writes: "The only game which was much in vogue was foot-ball. There was a little attempt to start the English game of cricket and occasionally, in the spring, an old-fashioned simple game which we called base was played."</p>
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|Sources=<p>Hoar, George F. <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Autobiography of Seventy Years</span> [Pubr?, 1903], page 120. Per Seymour, Harold - Notes in the Seymour Collection at Cornell University, Kroch Library Department of Rare and Manuscript Collections, collection 4809.</p>
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George F. Hoar, a student at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, writes: "The only game which was much in vogue was foot-ball. There was a little attempt to start the English game of cricket and occasionally, in the spring, an old-fashioned simple game which we called base was played."

 

Sources

Hoar, George F. Autobiography of Seventy Years [Pubr?, 1903], page 120. Per Seymour, Harold - Notes in the Seymour Collection at Cornell University, Kroch Library Department of Rare and Manuscript Collections, collection 4809.

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