It was a bat-and-ball sport played between two teams of nine players each.
The Reverend Austin Grayson was a huge fan of the game. Many steadings developed teams that formed a professional planetary league overseen by the Commissioner of Baseball as well as the Rules Committee and the Owners' Committee. Baseball was almost unknown in the Star Kingdom of Manticore, so Andrew LaFollet had to explain it to Honor Harrington, who herself attempted to explain it to her friend Michelle Henke. (HH4, HH10)
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