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Baseball, Ohio (Part 3)

Writer's note: In the last installment of the "Baseball, Ohio" story, we examined several reasons, according to one citizen, that "Baseball" was the wrong choice for a town name following the merger of Baltimore and Basil in 1947. The final three reasons – numbers 4, 5, and 6 – for rejecting Baseball are listed below. These objections to the community's renaming were offered by an anonymous former resident. The first installment discussed why "Baseball" was the right name choice.