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Nantucket - Baseball, Sea Cliff Field Night Light

$25.00 USD
According to Island tradition, baseball was played on Nantucket well before history records it as having been invented by Abner Doubleday. The "Society of Town Ballers"created a four-team league i...
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    According to Island tradition, baseball was played on Nantucket well before history records it as having been invented by Abner Doubleday.
    The "Society of Town Ballers"created a four-team league i the 1830s with players from whaling ships, their family members and neighborhood players.
    The ball was made of baleen strips from a whale wrapped in the rubbery skin of its flipper. The bats were derived from Wampanoag war clubs refashioned to a friendlier purpose.
    The league thrived in the years when the whaling industry was booming and drew great crowds to the games to watch local whalers and baseball players enjoy a bloodless pastime in warmer  months.
    The scene shown here is on Cliff side and it seems like a beautiful day for a ball game.
        • Plastic Frame and Body
        • UL listed
        • 4 watt bulb included
        • Glow vent casts light upward
        • Adjustable tines to fit any socket
        • Approximate Night Light Dimensions 4.125" (w) x 3.375 (h) x 2.5" (d)
        • Interior Image Area 3.5" (w) x 2.75"(h)

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