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Ten Trips

Source: Games For The Playground, Home, School And Gymnasium
Category: BALL GAMES





_6 to 21 players._

_Playground._

_Baseball; tennis ball._

This game is a competition between two or more teams, and consists in
rapid pitching and catching of a base or tennis ball by each team.

A team consists of three players, two of whom stand a long throwing
distance apart (thirty yards or more), with the third player (Number
One) halfway between and on a line with them. Number One (the pitcher)
starts the game on a signal by throwing the ball to one of the end
players (Number Two); he throws it over the head of the pitcher to the
opposite end player (Number Three), who throws it back again to Number
Two, and he makes the last throw, sending it to the center player, or
pitcher, Number One, from whom it started. This is called one trip,
and the pitcher, as he catches it, calls out "One!" or "One trip!" and
immediately begins the next round. The players standing in the
following order, 2, 1, 3, the order of the throwing is thus, 1, 2, 3,
2, 1. Ten trips complete a game.

The competing teams stand in line sideways with the first team, and
the pitchers of all teams start at once on a signal. The team wins
which first completes ten trips. Any number of teams may play at once.

This game is very popular at Williams College, where it
probably originated.





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