Pushball at Macalester - a tradition - Founders Day
March 02, 2011
What: First pushball game in Minnesota played at Macalester Oct. 15, 1914, according to the Mac Weekly, “Sore muscles, torn clothes and a score of 2 to 1 in favor of the Sophomores tells the tale of the first pushball contest ever staged in Minnesota.”
~ Inflatable ball, 8 feet in diameter
~ Players and the ball on Old Main lawn’s slippery snow
~ Friday, March 4, is Macalester College’s Founders Day, when Mac celebrates its 137th birthday - To help celebrate, we’ll be playing pushball.
Who: Students, faculty and staff: about 50-60 people
When: Friday, March 4, 2011 – 12 pm
Where: Macalester College - Old Main Lawn, 1600 Grand Ave., St. Paul, Minn.
Contact: Barbara K. Laskin, Macalester College 651-399-3252