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IT IS GOOD LUCK TO STEP ON THE BASE ON YOUR WAY
OFF THE PLAYING FIELD WHEN YOU ARE PLAYING BASEBALL.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT LEARNED THIS WHEN HE WAS PLAYING BASEBALL
IN LESLIE, MICHIGAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; LESLIE

Subject headings: 881 Games / Pastimes / Sports
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Athletic sport and exercise Gymnastics

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IT IS BAD LUCK TO LEAVE THE BASEBALL BATS CROSSED
DURING A GAME. IT MEANS YOU WILL LOSE.

Submitter comment: INFORMANT HEARD THIS SUPERSTITION WHILE PLAYING
BASEBALL AS A BOY IN LESLIE, MICHIGAN.

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; LESLIE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Athletic sport and exercise Gymnastics
BELIEF -- Sign Geometric figure
BELIEF -- Bad luck Games Pastimes Sports

Date learned: 02-27-1965

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