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Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at COX.NET
Fri Mar 16 16:43:10 UTC 2012

On 3/16/2012 3:47 AM, W Brewer wrote:

> <<<  still a debate over whether the Chinese or the English invented the
> game>>>
> WB:  We also invented the game at St James Elementary School, Mt Ranier MD,
> circa 1955. We called it kickball, and rules were determined by the biggest
> kid in the parking lot.

We played kickball at Chevy Chase elementary in Toonerville (Atwater
district, Los Angeles) in the late 1940s -- rules similar to softball,
as modified by circumstances,

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