26 relations: A Little Pretty Pocket-Book, Alice Gomme, Baseball, Bat-and-ball games, Boston, Brännboll, British baseball, Cardiff, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Gaelic Athletic Association, Innings, Internet Archive, Knickerbocker Rules, Lapta (game), Liverpool, Newport, Wales, Oină, Origins of baseball, Palant, Pesäpallo, Sliotar, Softball, Stoolball, The Book of General Ignorance, The Massachusetts Game, Tudor period.
A Little Pretty Pocket-Book, intended for the Amusement of Little Master Tommy and Pretty Miss Polly with Two Letters from Jack the Giant Killer is the title of a 1744 children's book by British publisher John Newbery.
Alice Bertha Gomme, Lady Gomme (born Merck; 4 January 1853, London – 5 January 1938, London), was a leading British folklorist, and a pioneer in the study of children's games.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
Bat-and-ball games (or safe haven games to avoid being confused with club games such as golf and hockey) are field games played by two opposing teams.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
Brännboll (brennball or slåball ("hitball") in Norway; rundbold ("roundball") in Denmark; Brennball in Germany) is a game similar to rounders, baseball, lapta and pesäpallo played on amateur level throughout Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Germany, mostly on fields and in public parks, but it is also part of the PE curriculum in some areas.
British baseball, sometimes called Welsh baseball, or in areas where it is played simply baseball, is a bat-and-ball game played primarily in Wales and England.
Cardiff (Caerdydd) is the capital of, and largest city in, Wales, and the eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (born Catherine Elizabeth Middleton; 9 January 1982) is a member of the British royal family.
The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA; Cumann Lúthchleas Gael, (CLG)) is an Irish international amateur sporting and cultural organisation, focused primarily on promoting indigenous Gaelic games and pastimes, which include the traditional Irish sports of hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, Gaelic handball and rounders.
An innings is one of the divisions of a cricket match during which one team takes its turn to bat.
The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.
The Knickerbocker Rules are a set of baseball rules formalized by William R. Wheaton and William H. Tucker of the Knickerbocker Base Ball Club in 1845.
Lapta (лапта́) is a Russian bat and ball game first known to be played in the 14th century.
Liverpool is a city in North West England, with an estimated population of 491,500 in 2017.
Newport (Casnewydd) is a cathedral and university city and unitary authority area in south east Wales.
Oină is a Romanian traditional sport, similar in many ways to baseball and lapta.
The question of the origins of baseball has been the subject of debate and controversy for more than a century.
Palant is a Polish game similar to baseball, played using a wooden stick and rubber balls.
Pesäpallo (boboll, both names literally meaning "nest ball", also referred to as "Finnish baseball") is a fast-moving bat-and-ball sport that is often referred to as the national sport of Finland and has some presence in other countries including Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, and Canada's northern Ontario (the latter two countries have significant Nordic populations).
A sliotar or sliothar is a hard solid sphere slightly larger than a tennis ball, consisting of a cork core covered by two pieces of leather stitched together.
Softball is a variant of baseball played with a larger ball (11 in. to 12 in. sized ball) on a smaller field.
Stoolball is a sport that dates back to at least the 15th century, originating in Sussex, southern England.
The Book of General Ignorance is the first in a series of books based on the final round in the intellectual British panel game QI, written by series-creator John Lloyd and head-researcher John Mitchinson,.
The Massachusetts Game was a type of amateur club baseball popular in 19th century New England.
The Tudor period is the period between 1485 and 1603 in England and Wales and includes the Elizabethan period during the reign of Elizabeth I until 1603.