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That’s right …everyone’s favorite backyard game!!
The game of Wiffle ball is a variation of baseball. The Wiffle ball is designed for indoor or outdoor play in confined areas. The game is played using a perforated, light-weight, resilient plastic ball and a long, typically yellow, plastic bat.
Miniature versions of baseball have been played for decades, including stickball, improvised by children, using everything from rolled up socks to tennis balls. The ball most commonly used in the game was invented by David N. Mullany at his home in Fairfield, Connecticut in 1953 when he designed a ball that curved easily for his 12-year-old son. It was named when his son and his friends would refer to a strikeout as a "whiff".
*Please have your child bring their own water bottle
For information regarding concussions, please visit: http://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/index.html
- The sight of the white plastic ball knuckling through the air.
- The sound of the yellow plastic bat as it makes contact with the ball.
- The celebration of a game winning hit!
- Games, Games, Games!
- Prizes and a winner take all tournament.
- Instructor: Scott Curtis