Who Invented Racquetball



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    11/19/16 ,via TheInertia.com

    They boiled the harvested rubber to make a ball for their Mesoamerican ballgame, which was similar to racquetball. Neoprene was invented by a DuPont scientist in 1930 after attending a chemistry lecture from a priest at the University of Notre Dame.

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    If you head on over to talklikeapirate.com, you'll find the story of how it all started in 1995 when two guys decided over a game of racquetball just how fun it is to talk in pirate slang, and so they made it a personal holiday. It continued as a fun

  • Failings of authorities cast huge shadow over Andy Murray's incredible success

    11/06/16 ,via Daily Mail

    Oh sure, a grateful nation will soon be lavishing multiple honours upon the greatest athlete ever to emerge from these islands, themselves the blessed cradle of invention and codification for so many of the world's great games. On Friday, Scottish


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  • Racquetball repurposed: Tool to heal the wounded

    09/15/16 ,via DC Military

    When Joseph “Joe” Sobek, now deceased, invented racquetball, he was trying to create a new, competitive sport – and the fast-moving offshoot of paddleball has been a resounding, international success in that respect. But Steven Harper, a retired ...

  • Difference Between Squash and Racquetball

    12/10/14 ,via Buzzle

    Somewhat similar was the invention of Racquetball. The sport was invented much later after Squash in 1949 by Joe Sobek. Joe was a resident of Connecticut, who loved playing tennis and handball. He combined the aspects from both to create a unique indoor ...

  • Who invented the golf clap and more importantly why?

    12/30/11 ,via www.quora.com

    Well, I don't know who invented it, but I can tell you why. Golf is designed as a calm, maybe even serene sport. It's a game of concentration, and loud, sudden noises would distract players. The notion probably goes back as long as significant numbers of ...


Timeline of United States inventions (1946–91) - Wikipedia

Apollo 11 in the orbit of the Moon, July 1969. Timeline; Before 1890; 1890–1945; 1946–1991; 1991-present; Development; Discoveries

American handball - Wikipedia

American handball is a game in which players use their hands to hit a small rubber ball against a wall such that their opponent cannot do the same without it touching ...

Mass of a Baseball - Hypertextbook

Baseball was invented around the last quarter of the 1800s. In the game of baseball, we all know that the ball is the main object in the game.

... , where he was taught to play racquetball by his mother, Goldie
... , where he was taught to play racquetball by his mother, Goldie
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