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Cellplanman
09-22-2009, 05:58 PM
I think i have a prototype Lemon Peel Baseball

It has the stitching like a Figure eight, but yet it doesnt at the same .

Has anyone heard of things like this?

according to keymancollectibles :

http://keymancollectibles.com/balls/lemonpealbaseball.htm

The Lemon Peel was used from 1850 - 1860

The Figure Eight ball was used prior to 1850, and after 1860

In 1849 ( or so ) is it possible they started making prototypes of the Lemon Peel?


also has anyone come across a picture of a pre- 1850 Figure eight ball? ( a picture). If so, it would be greatly appreciated



one more thing.. does anyone know why my threads keep getting deleted?

Chuck-17
09-23-2009, 01:05 PM
Do you have a picture of the ball you have?

Send me a pm with what posts are being deleted and I will look into it for you.

Thanks,
Charlie