When was Pickleball invented and by who?

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In 1965, the sport of Pickleball was first played in the United States. In the fall, Congressman Joel Pritchard and wealthy businessman Bill Bell returned to Pritchard's Bainbridge Island, Washington, residence after a summer of golfing.…

Why do they call it Pickleball?

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According to reports from the US Pickleball Association, it is not clear where the term "pickleball" came from. However, within a few days of playing, Joan Pritchard had coined the term "pickleball" as a play on the term "pickle boat,"…