The American National Game of Base Ball: Grand Match for the Championship at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken, N. J.

in English we say:

To kill two birds with one stone

which means literally:

To kill two birds with one stone


Apparently coined by Dr. John Bramhall, Bishop of Derry, in a 1646 letter to Thomas Hobbes, later published in 1656.

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Information about the image:

Title: The American National Game of Base Ball: Grand Match for the Championship at the Elysian Fields, Hoboken, N. J.

Publisher: Currier & Ives (American, active New York, 1857–1907)

Date: 1866

Medium: Hand-colored lithograph

The Met

Public Domain


Published on: Feb 27, 2024

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