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Who invented rounders?

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Rounders is a game that was invented by two people called William Clarke and John Newbery. The game was invented in 1828 in London.

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How do you say rounders in German?

Rounders is "Schlagball" in German.


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American baseball was derived from both rounders and cricket, which are both traditional British bat-and-ball games. In rounders, which was often played in town squares, stakes were driven into the ground to act as bases. During the late 1800s, people replaced the stakes with bases, and began to refer to it as "townsball." This eventually morphed into "baseball," and set guidelines of rules and regulations were set in writing in 1845.