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|Description=<p>Translated as &ldquo;rounders&rdquo; in an 1855 translation of a French poem. Maigaard identifies it as a longball-type game with four bases [set in a line] and in which the ball is thrown into the field by a member of the in team to initiate play.</p>
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|Description=<p>Translated as “rounders” in an 1855 translation of a French poem. Maigaard identifies it as a longball-type game with four bases [set in a line] and in which the ball is thrown into the field by a member of the in team to initiate play.</p>
|Sources=<p><span>W. Chapman,&nbsp;</span><em>Every-Day French Talk</em><span>&nbsp;(J. B. Bateman, London, 1855), page 20.</span></p>
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|Sources=<p><span>W. Chapman, </span><em>Every-Day French Talk</em><span> (J. B. Bateman, London, 1855), page 20.</span></p>
<p><span><span>P. Maigaard, &ldquo;Battingball Games,&rdquo; reprinted in Block,&nbsp;</span><em>Baseball Before We Knew It,</em><span>&nbsp;Appendix 6.</span><span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span>See page 263.</span></span></p>
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<p><span><span>P. Maigaard, “Battingball Games,reprinted in Block, </span><em>Baseball Before We Knew It,</em><span> Appendix 6.</span><span>  </span><span>See page 263.</span></span></p>
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Game Balle au Camp
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Translated as “rounders” in an 1855 translation of a French poem. Maigaard identifies it as a longball-type game with four bases [set in a line] and in which the ball is thrown into the field by a member of the in team to initiate play.

Sources

W. Chapman, Every-Day French Talk (J. B. Bateman, London, 1855), page 20.

P. Maigaard, “Battingball Games,” reprinted in Block, Baseball Before We Knew It, Appendix 6.  See page 263.

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