BaseBall is my favourite sport
Posted by Cassia on December 28, 1997 at 13:35:14:
In response to base ball, written by Kate on December 28, 1997 at 09:34:56
] Ok, to make up for my "ACC" faux pas down the page, I can report that the use of "base ball" in the third paragraph of Ch 1 in NA is the earliest reference to base ball in the Oxford English Dictionary (according to the notes in my copy).
] Was it used earlier than that in America, does anyone know?
Nope. Although American baseball purist will insist she was referring to a different game entirely.
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