You Take It - I've Got It

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Date 1860
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"The Catcher, whenever he sees several fielders running to catch a ball, should designate the one he deems most sure of taking it, by name, in which case the others should refrain..."


Henry Chadwick, Beadle's Dime Base Ball Player, 1860, p. 21. Referenced in Peter Morris, A Game of Inches, 2010, p. 155. First reference to the practice.

Submitted by Bob Tholkes
Submission Note 3/6/2015


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