Antedating of "Racquetball"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Fri May 7 11:41:14 UTC 2004

racquetball (OED 1972)

1969 _Walla Walla Union Bulletin_ 7 Sept. 5/1 (  Gym
instruction will include classes for both boys and girls, plus men and
women's fitness classes, youth gymnastics, youth handball and racquetball
instruction, weight training and jogging.

Fred Shapiro

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