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Photo, Boston Public Library, 1870 (Some rights reserved) Lacrosse = a team game, originally played by North American Indians, in which the ball is thrown, caught, and carried with a long-handled stick having a curved L-shaped or triangular frame at one end with a piece of shallow netting in the angle PlacesInitiated in 1957, the …


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