Base Ball

Some articles on base ball, base:

Baseball History - After 1845
... New Jersey founded a going concern but the National Association of Base Ball Players is conventionally dated from 1857 ... play "vintage base ball" according to the 1845, 1858, or later rules (up to about 1887), usually in vintage uniforms ... in a documentary produced by Major League Baseball in 2009 entitled Base Ball Discovered ...
History Of The Chicago Cubs - Chicago White Stockings/Chicago Colts - 1871–1875: William Hulbert and The National Association
... the National Association of Professional Base Ball Players was born, and the White Stockings, financed by businessman William Hulbert, became charter members of the new league ... The venue was dubbed the Union Base-Ball Grounds, and the club was a close contender for the pennant until late in the season ... join the White Stockings in his new league, which would be known as the National Base Ball League ...
Fort Du Pont State Park - Leisure & Historical Interpretation
... State Park contains the home field of the Diamond State Base Ball Club, a vintage base ball team ... The Diamond State Base Ball Club typically plays 4-6 games there per year ... The Diamond State Base Ball Club also plays at least once per year at Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island and also at nearby Port Penn, Delaware ...
Sports In Brooklyn - Baseball - Early Baseball
... A box score from October 21, 1845, lists a game between the New York Base Ball Club and "Brooklyn Players" ... The New York Base Ball Club was one of the first to play under rules codified by the New York Knickerbockers only one month earlier but no one knows the rules of that "first box score" game. 16, traditionally considered the founding members of the National Association of Base Ball Players ...
London Tecumsehs
... that were first formed in 1868 — a merger of the Forest City Base Ball Club and the London Base Ball Club — which, according to George Railton's 1856 London directory, consisted of ... youth baseball teams in London, Ontario, a softball team in London, England and also a vintage base ball team whose home field is at Fanshawe Pioneer Village, a living history ...

Famous quotes containing the words ball and/or base:

    But the ball is lost and the mallet slipped long since from the hands
    Under the running tap that are not the hands of a child.
    Louis MacNeice (1907–1963)

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    Iris Murdoch (b. 1919)