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August 08, 2000

A sampling of baseball rules, circa 1860s:

1. Ball fouled off not a strike

2. Umpires only one, several feet to side of home plate

3. Batter's box none

4. Home plate located in foul territory

5. Batter allowed to ask for high or low pitches

Source: World Features Syndicate

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