Bat-and-ball games

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Bat-and-ball games (or safe haven games) are field games played by two opposing teams, in which the action starts when the defending team throws a ball at a dedicated player of the attacking team, who tries to hit it with a bat.wikipedia
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Baseball

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The best known modern bat-and-ball games are baseball and cricket, with common roots in the 18th-century games played in England.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.

Cricket

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The best known modern bat-and-ball games are baseball and cricket, with common roots in the 18th-century games played in England.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players on a field at the centre of which is a 20 m pitch with a wicket at each end, each comprising two bails balanced on three stumps.

British baseball

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British baseball, or Welsh baseball (Pêl Fas Gymreig), is a bat-and-ball game played primarily in Wales, but also with a strong history in Merseyside, England.

Brännboll

Brännboll ; Brennball in Germany, rundbold in Denmark, brennball or slåball in Norway) is a bat-and-ball game played on amateur level throughout Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Germany, mostly on fields and in public parks, but it is also part of the PE curriculum in some areas.

Danish longball

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Danish Longball (also known as Swedish longball or “Nora ball”) is a bat-and-ball game founded in Denmark.

Fuzzball (sport)

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Fuzzball is a bat-and-ball street game related to baseball, usually formed as a pick-up game, and played in various areas of the United States (especially St. Louis, but also in Chicago where it is called "strikeout", Florida, and South Carolina).

Elle (sport)

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Elle is a very popular Sri Lankan bat-and-ball game, often played in rural villages and urban areas.

Gillidanda

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Other than using a smaller target stick, rather than a ball, it bears many similarities to bat and ball games such as cricket and baseball.

Indian Ball

Indian Ball is a "bat-and-ball" game featuring a baseball bat and ball.

Lapta (game)

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Lapta is a Russian bat and ball game first known to be played in the 14th century.

Old cat

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Old cat (also known as ol' cat or cat-ball) games were bat-and-ball, safe haven games played in North America.

Pesäpallo

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Pesäpallo (boboll, both names literally meaning "nest ball", colloquially known as Pesis, also referred to as "Finnish baseball") is a fast-moving bat-and-ball sport that is often referred to as the national sport of Finland and has some presence in other countries including Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, and Canada's northern Ontario (the latter two countries have significant Nordic populations).

Over-the-line

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Over-the-line is a bat-and-ball sport, a game related to baseball and softball.

Rounders

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Rounders (cluiche corr) is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams.

Town ball

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Town ball, townball, or Philadelphia town ball, is a bat-and-ball, safe haven game played in North America in the 18th and 19th centuries, which was similar to rounders and was a precursor to modern baseball.

Stickball

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The game is a variation of stick and ball games dating back to at least the 1750s.

Matball

Matball is a safe haven game (sometimes termed a bat-and-ball game, despite the lack of a bat) similar to kickball, but with the key difference that bases are larger, often gym mats (giving the names "matball" and "big base"), and multiple runners can be on each base.

Pitch (sports field)

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Bat-and-ball games (or safe haven games) are field games played by two opposing teams, in which the action starts when the defending team throws a ball at a dedicated player of the attacking team, who tries to hit it with a bat.

Ball

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Bat-and-ball games (or safe haven games) are field games played by two opposing teams, in which the action starts when the defending team throws a ball at a dedicated player of the attacking team, who tries to hit it with a bat.