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Encyclopedia > Lapta (game)

Lapta (Russian: лапта) is a Russian ball game, similar to baseball. Lapta is played on a field of size 20 by 25 sazhens, or about 140 by 175 feet. The edges of the field are marked with parallel lines, and a third line is marked between the edges; these lines are called "salo", and they are like baseball's bases. Alternate uses: See Ball (disambiguation) A ball is a round object that is used most often in sports and games. ... BASEBALL SUCKS!!! A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... Obsolete Russian weights and measures were used in Imperial Russia and after the Russian Revolution until they were replaced in the Soviet Union by a metric system in 1924. ...

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  • http://www.sptimes.ru/index.php?action_id=2&story_id=11394 Article about the sport



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