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BASEBALL

ABC



McLoughlin.Bros.New.York

COPYRIGHTED 1885 BY McLOUGHLIN BROS.

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

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A stands for ARTHUR, a boy fond of fun, When Base-Ball he plays, none like him can run.

B stands for BALL, for BAT, and for BASE.

C stands for CATCHER, with mask on his face.



D stands for DIAMOND drawn flat on the ground.

E stands for EDWARD, who marks out the bound.



F stands for FOUL on which Arthur goes out.

G stands for "GO"—How the merry boys shout!



H stands for HIGH-BALL, knocked up to the sky.

I stands for INNINGS, for which we all try.



J stands for "JUDGEMENT," the Base-Keeper's shout.

K stands for KARL who so quickly gets out.



L stands for LEFT-FIELD, who catches FLY-BALLS.

M stands for MUFF, who cannot catch at all.



N stands for NORMAN, who knocks the ball high.

O stands for OUT, when it's caught on the fly.



P stands for PITCHER, a smart boy you see.

Q stands for QUICK, which this pitcher must be.



R stands for RUNNER, who runs to each base.

S stands for SHORT-STOP, the ball he must chase.



T stands for THIRD-BASE, looked after by James.

U stands for UMPIRE, who judges these games.



V stands for VICTOR, the best of the nine.



W stands for WILLIAM, who tells us the time.

X stands for SCORE-MARK, which errors point out.

Y stands for YOUTH, who's been injured no doubt.

Z stands for ZENO, this boy rather tall, Who thinks there's no fun like a game of Base-Ball.

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BASE-BALL A. B. C.

A stands for ARTHUR, a boy fond of fun, When Base-Ball he plays, none like him can run.

B stands for BALL, for BAT, and for BASE.

C stands for CATCHER, with mask on his face.

D stands for DIAMOND drawn flat on the ground.

E stands for EDWARD, who marks out the bound.

F stands for FOUL on which Arthur goes out.

G stands for "GO"—How the merry boys shout!

H stands for HIGH-BALL, knocked up to the sky.

I stands for INNINGS, for which we all try.

J stands for JUDGEMENT, the Base-Keeper's shout.

K stands for KARL, who so quickly gets out.

L stands for LEFT-FIELD, who catches FLY-BALLS.

M stands for MUFF, who cannot catch at all.

N stands for NORMAN, who knocks the ball high.

O stands for OUT, when it's caught on the fly.

P stands for PITCHER, a smart boy you see.

Q stands for QUICK, which this pitcher must be.

R stands for RUNNER, who runs to each base.

S stands for SHORT-STOP, the ball he must chase.

T stands for THIRD-BASE, looked after by James.

U stands for UMPIRE, who judges these games.

V stands for VICTOR, the best of the nine.

W stands for WILLIAM, who tells us the time.

X stands for SCORE-MARK, which errors point out.

Y stands for YOUTH, who's been injured no doubt.

Z stands for ZENO, this boy rather tall, Who thinks there's no fun like a game of Base-Ball.

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THE END

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