Traces the history of various outdoor sports including lacrosse, fishing, croquet, and bullfighting as presented in articles appearing in qThe New York Times.qFeb. ll (AP)aFor-mation of a new professional lacrosse league with teams in Toronto, Montreal, Philadelphia, Maryland, Rochester, ... followed by a semi Formation of the league is the third attempt in the last six years to put the sport on a major league basis. in Montreal. ... Thomas scored the third goal in the six-goal string on another of his long, low bounce shots Thomas. a senior from ... Woven into the gut of his lacrosse stick are red ribbons as a mark of fortune, like a four- leaf clover.