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Tuesday, February 05, 2013

The National Pastime

Slate has this interesting piece about a Civil War baseball found at Shiloh. According to the article, baseball was played by Civil War shoulders because it was so portable, requiring only a bat and a ball. (Funny, since baseball's drop in popularity in the U.S. is often blamed on needing too much equipment.)

The antique baseball is one of the exhibits from a new online museum that will open on Opening Day, called


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