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Postby Arlo » Tue Jun 25, 2002 12:14 pm

In 1885, home plate could be made of two materials. Hard rubber was one; what was the other?
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Postby jwhands » Wed Jun 26, 2002 2:08 am

wood.
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Postby Arlo » Wed Jun 26, 2002 4:55 am

Nope, not wood...
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Postby craigdog » Wed Jul 17, 2002 1:30 pm

wood definitelyt wood
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Postby Themetties » Wed Jul 17, 2002 1:32 pm

i believe marble is the correct answer
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Postby Arlo » Wed Jul 17, 2002 1:39 pm

Themetties have it! Kudos - that was pretty obscure. This ruling only lasted two years, by the way; thereafter, rubber became the only plate material.

I'm not sure about wood - it's possible that this material was used earlier or for unofficial games, but the only official options were rubber or marble.

Marble... can you imagine? :-D
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