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1. Stoolball is an ancient English game which has been played for over 500 years. It is the origin of baseball and perhaps cricket too, and is mentioned in Shakespeare’s ‘The Two Noble Kinsmen’.

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2. Stoolball is a higher scoring game than baseball, with teams totaling anywhere from 200 to 500 runs during a game. Stoolball is played at league level in the U.K

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3. For more information on Stoolball, visit the National Stoolball Association at www.Stoolball.co.uk

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4. Stoolball is a sport that dates back to at least the 15th century, originating in Sussex, southern England

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5. It may be an ancestor of cricket (a game it resembles), baseball, and rounders, in fact Stoolball is sometimes called "Cricket in the air"

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6. Stoolball’s first appearance was in the 1600’s; there are many more references to Stoolball than to cricket in these early years

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7. For Protoball's listing of over 60 specific (but mostly fragmentary) sources on early Stoolball -- 45 of them preceding the year 1700 -- see Chronology:Stoolball.

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8. Stoolball - Baseball's Great Grandfather Baseball, America's game, but it didn't just get invented out of the blue, Baseball evolved from earlier games

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9. Stoolball is a team sport which has lot of similarities to modern day cricket and baseball. In fact, many believe Stoolball might have be the sport from which cricket and baseball originated from

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10. Stoolball news Mental Health & Wellbeing Hub from Sussex Cricket The COVID-19 pandemic has threatened our personal safety, disrupted our daily routines, uprooted our lives and shaken our world

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11. Stoolball is a sport that dates back to at least the 15th century, originating in Sussex, southern England.It may be an ancestor of cricket (a game it resembles), baseball, and rounders, in fact Stoolball is sometimes called "Cricket in the air".Traditionally it was played by milkmaids who used their milking stools as a "wicket"

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12. Definition of Stoolball in the Definitions.net dictionary

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13. What does Stoolball mean? Information and translations of Stoolball in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on …

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14. Stoolball at Horsham Park, Sussex in 1878 (image PD) The history of the game of Stoolball

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15. Stoolball is a bat and ball game now played mainly in the counties of Sussex, Kent and Surrey

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16. It has its origins from at least the 15th century and some argue that cricket is derived from Stoolball.

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17. Stoolball is an exciting team sport, similar to Twenty20 cricket

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18. Children start playing at around 8 or 9, and some people play league Stoolball right into their 70s.

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19. MARESFIELD, England — Stoolball is a centuries-old English sport played almost exclusively here across the villages that spread south toward the …

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20. Incredible bowling by Amanda Curry of Winterfold Stoolball Club in a semi-final against eventual winneers Angmering at the County Tournament at The Salts, Se

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21. Stoolball definition is - an old English game resembling cricket played chiefly by women.

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22. "Stoolball is a ball game that dates back to the 14 th century, originating in Sussex [in southern England]

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23. Stoolball, a game of speed and glamour archive, 1960 19 May 1960 Balls are tossed, full pitch, to the batswoman, who has to guard a wicket consisting of a wooden “target,” mounted about

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24. An English country game resembling cricket and played by young womena ball used in Stoolball Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014 Want to thank TFD for its existence?

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25. (in the UK) a team game resembling cricket, with a board (originally a stool) as a wicket, played chiefly by women and girls. ‘The earliest known reference to Stoolball is in a 1330 poem by William Pagula, who recommended to priests that the game be forbidden within churchyards.’

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26. Stoolball is comparatively cheap and doesn’t need an immaculately maintained pitch, which is great for schools

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27. Stoolball is played on a field of grass with a 90-yard (82-meter) boundary and a 16-yard (14.5-meter) pitch similar to cricket

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28. Over the last few weeks the government has approved the restarting of some outdoor sports, this includes Stoolball

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29. Stoolball is usually quoted as being the ancestor of Cricket, Bat and Trap and sometimes Rounders, too

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30. Modern Stoolball is indeed similar to Cricket but Cricket is a very old game too and ancient Stoolball was quite a different game

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31. Stoolball is comparatively cheap and doesn’t need an immaculately maintained pitch

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32. Stoolball is a team sport originating in Sussex from the 15th Century.Two teams compete to score the most runs around two wickets about 14 metres apart

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33. Stoolball England is the national governing body for Stoolball.Its vision is for Stoolball to be played to a high standard with a consistent interpretation of the rules and expanding its reach to other areas of the country www.Stoolball.org.uk

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34. Nausicaa / With other virgins did at Stoolball play.

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35. Stickball also relates to a game played in southern England and colonial Boston in North America called Stoolball.

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36. Stoolball is a sport that dates back to at least the 15th century, originating in Sussex, southern England

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37. It may be an ancestor of cricket (a game it resembles), baseball, and rounders, in fact Stoolball is sometimes called cricket in the air

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38. In Stoolball, a batter stood before a target, perhaps an upturned stool, while another player pitched a ball to the batter

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39. What does Stoolball mean? An old English sport resembling cricket

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40. Stoolball is strongly associated with Easter, and some historians theorise that the game was a Christian adaption of pagan ball games strongly associated with fertility rites.This is evidenced throughout early literature where the game is also strongly associated with romance and courtship, and in Fletcher and Shakespeare's comedy The Two Noble Kinsmen, the phrase "playing stool ball" is used

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41. A mixture of cricket, baseball and rounders - Mike Bushell tries Stoolball, one of the country's oldest sports.

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42. Origins of Stoolball: 1) In Stoolball, which developed by the 11th century, one player throws the ball at a target while another player defends the target

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43. Stob-ball and stow-ball were regional games similar to Stoolball.

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44. Stoolball is like cricket, batsmen score by hitting the ball into the field and running between the two wickets

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45. Why is it good for me? Because it’s a team game, Stoolball is a great way to meet new people or spend time with friends and family

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46. An old game called Stoolball, similar to cricket, is played by Society of Sussex Downsmen

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47. Ball Game Aka Stoolball Issue Title Is Believe It Or Not

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48. Young women play ancient game of Stoolball (like cricket) on village green

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49. An old game called Stoolball, similar to cricket, is played by Society of Sussex Downsmen.

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50. Words That Rhyme with Stoolball

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51. This is a rebuild of the Stoolball England website at www.Stoolball.org.uk using .NET Framework and Umbraco Cloud

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52. Getting started; Testing; Migrating data; Stoolball data model; Working with Stoolball data; Routing for Stoolball pages; Permissions; Requiring consent; Design

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53. Stoolball is similar to cricket, and played on a 16 yard long pitch

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54. All Harrod Sport Stoolball equipment and wickets are expertly manufactured in the UK.

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55. Gray-Nicolls is proud to present our Stool Ball designed specifically for the great sport of Stoolball

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56. Designed by the same product team that create our fantastic cricket balls, the Gray-Nicolls Stoolball is made from the highest quality leather and is suitable for all …

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57. Www.Stoolball.org.uk We are the governing body of Stoolball in England

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58. An illustration of Stoolball in the 1767 British children’s book “A Little Pretty Pocket-Book” by John Newbery

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59. Stoolball is very popular not only in Sussex, but also in nearby counties

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60. Www.Stoolball.org.uk We are the governing body of Stoolball in England

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What is the origin of stoolball?

Stoolball is a sport that dates back to at least the 15th century, originating in Sussex, southern England. It may be an ancestor of cricket (a game it resembles), baseball, and rounders, in fact stoolball is sometimes called "cricket in the air".

What is the boundary of stoolball?

Stoolball is played on grass with a 90-yard (82-metre) diameter boundary, and the pitch is 16 yards (15 metres) long. Each team consists of 11 players, with one team fielding and the other batting.

How did stoolball get its name?

It may be an ancestor of cricket (a game it resembles), baseball, and rounders, in fact stoolball is sometimes called "cricket in the air". There is a tradition that it was played by milkmaids who used their milking stools as a "wicket" and the bittle, or milk bowl as a bat. Hence its archaic name of bittle-battle.

What is stoolball cricket?

Stoolball is an exciting team sport, similar to Twenty20 cricket. Two teams compete to score the most runs. There are two wickets standing at shoulder height, about 14 metres apart. The bats are willow, with a round face and a long, sprung handle.

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