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|Description=<p>Gregory Christiano recalls this urban game as being a derivative on Stickball for two or more players. A square painted on a building was the strike zone. A batter used a broomstick to hit a pitched spaldeen ball across the street, where the height at which the ball hit a wall across the street determined the degree of base advancement. This game resembles Strike-Out.</p>
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|Description=<p>Gregory Christiano recalls this urban game as being a derivative of [[Stickball]] for two or more players. A square painted on a building was the strike zone. A batter used a broomstick to hit a pitched spaldeen ball across the street, where the height at which the ball hit a wall across the street determined the bases advanced orand&nbsp; runs scored. This game could be played with only two players.&nbsp; He played he game in The Bronx in the mid-1950s.</p>
 
|Sources=<p><a href="http://www.myrecollection.com/christianog/games.html"><span>http://www.myrecollection.com/christianog/games.html</span></a></p>
 
|Sources=<p><a href="http://www.myrecollection.com/christianog/games.html"><span>http://www.myrecollection.com/christianog/games.html</span></a></p>
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Description

Gregory Christiano recalls this urban game as being a derivative of Stickball for two or more players. A square painted on a building was the strike zone. A batter used a broomstick to hit a pitched spaldeen ball across the street, where the height at which the ball hit a wall across the street determined the bases advanced orand  runs scored. This game could be played with only two players.  He played he game in The Bronx in the mid-1950s.

Sources

http://www.myrecollection.com/christianog/games.html

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