Pickleball gains popularity across nation

As the warm weather approaches, some sports enthusiasts are taking part in the growing sport of pickleball. Invented about 50 years ago, pickleball is a mix of three sports, including ping pong, badminton

News 12 Staff

May 16, 2014, 2:57 AM

Updated 3,692 days ago

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As the warm weather approaches, some sports enthusiasts are taking part in the growing sport of pickleball.
Invented about 50 years ago, pickleball is a mix of three sports, including ping pong, badminton and tennis.
The game is played by hitting plastic balls over a net with ping pong-like paddles on a badminton-sized court.
The game is now played in all 50 states and has a growing fan base of more than 100,000 pickleballers.


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