stoop ball


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stoop′ ball`


n.
a form of baseball played by throwing a rubber ball against a staircase, bases being earned according to the number of bounces the ball makes before the opponents catch it.
[1940–45]
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Twenty years ago many of us here today had a vision of revitalized neighborhoods, with restored housing and vibrant commercial activities; a vision of communities thriving, children playing stoop ball and families proud of their homes.