Examples from the Web for stool ball
Stool-ball was so named from the setting-up of a stool to be bowled at.
I hear, too, we are to have a real old-fashioned Easter Day—heaving and lifting, and stool-ball.Animal Ghosts|Elliott O'Donnell
On the second Christmas, at Plymouth, we find some of the Pilgrims playing pitch-the-bar and stool-ball.Customs and Fashions in Old New England|Alice Morse Earle
Stool-ball, like all ball games, was usually played at Easter for tansy cakes.The Traditional Games of England, Scotland, and Ireland (Vol II of II)|Alice Bertha Gomme
On rainy days the Queen's maids were here accustomed to play at stool-ball.The Fifth Queen Crowned|Ford Madox Ford