The Book of American Pastimes: Containing a History of the Principal Base-ball, Cricket, Rowing, and Yachting Clubs of the United States

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The author, 1866 - Athletic clubs - 556 pages
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Page 152 - Faintly as tolls the evening chime, Our voices keep tune, and our oars keep time. Soon as the woods on shore look dim We'll sing at St. Anne's our parting hymn. Row, brothers, row, the stream runs fast, The Rapids are near, and the daylight's past.
Page 519 - The officers of the association shall consist of a president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer, to be elected by the...
Page 528 - The ball must be hit before the Bounds to entitle the Striker to a run, which run cannot be obtained unless he touch the bowling stump or crease in a line with his bat, or some part of his person, or go beyond them, returning to the popping crease as at Double Wicket, according to the 21st law.
Page 525 - Or, if in running the wicket be struck down by a throw, or by the hand or arm (with ball in hand), before his bat (in hand) or some part of his person be grounded over the popping crease.
Page 525 - Or, if with any part of his person he stop the ball, which, in the opinion of the umpire at the bowler's wicket, shall have been pitched in a straight line from it to the striker's wicket, and would have hit it.
Page 348 - A runner cannot be put out in making one base when a balk is made by the pitcher. Sec. 14 — But one base allowed when the ball bounds out of the field when struck.
Page 526 - No substitute shall in any case be allowed to stand out or run between wickets for another person, without the consent of the opposite party; and in case any person shall be allowed to run for another, the Striker shall be out if either he or his substitute be off the ground in manner mentioned in laws 17 and 21, while the ball is in play.
Page 524 - It shall not be lawful for either party during a match, without the consent of the other, to alter the ground by rolling, watering, covering, mowing, or beating, except at the commencement of each innings, when the ground shall be swept and rolled, unless the side next going in object to it.
Page 524 - ... 12. If the bowler shall toss the ball over the striker's head, or bowl it so wide that in the opinion of the umpire it shall not be fairly within the reach of the batsman, he shall adjudge one run to the party receiving the innings, either with or without an appeal, which shall be put down to the score of " wide balls.
Page 526 - In all cases where a substitute shall be allowed, the consent of the opposite party shall also be obtained as to the person to act as substitute, and the place in the field which he shall take.

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