From Protoball
Revision as of 17:19, 14 October 2015 by Bot (talk | contribs) (Change Country from US to United States)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Prominent Milestones

Misc BB Firsts
Add a Misc BB First

About the Chronology
Tom Altherr Dedication

Add a Chronology Entry
Open Queries
Open Numbers
Most Aged

Wicket Players in MA Found Liable

Salience Noteworthy
Location Massachusetts
City/State/Country: MA, United States
Game Wicket
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Youth

"In a recent case which occurred at Great Barrington, an action was brought against some 12 or 15 young men, by an old man, to recover damages for a spinal injury received by him and occasioned by a wicket ball, which frightened his horse and threw him from his wagon. The boys were playing in the street. . . . . If this were fully understood, there would be less of the dangerous and annoying practice so common in our streets."



"Caution to Ball Players n the Street," The Pittsfield Sun, volume 51, issue 2647 (June 12, 1851), page 2.

Comment Edit with form to add a comment
Query Edit with form to add a query
Submitted by John Thorn, 6/10/2006


<comments voting="Plus" />