History of Pickleball

  • History of Pickleball: More Than 50 Years of Fun!

    $19.99 Select options

    Pickleball’s Only History Book! 

    In stock book order(s) will include an autographed copy and an option for the author(s) to handwrite your custom inscription.

    In this book, you’ll get answers to all your burning questions!

    Pickleball? How did they come up with such a funny name?

    Where and how did it all start? Who invented the game?

    Seems like it fell off the map for a while, what made it so popular again?

    Why is the game so appealing to all age groups? and so darn FUN?

    Authors Jennifer (2019 Inductee into the Pickleball Hall of Fame) and Beverly, her mother and one of the first USAPA Ambassadors, spent over three years researching and gathering stories from pioneers of the sport around the world, as well as pulling from their personal experiences to bring you a fascinating and entertaining compilation of pickleball history.

    USA Pickleball Association’s endorsement: A book that is as vital to our game as the paddle, ball, net, lines, and third shot – Jennifer Lucore and Beverly Youngren have given us the story of our game’s history.

  • History of Pickleball Bookmark

    Custom Inscription and Bookmark

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    Custom Inscription – The author will handwrite your personal message on the first page of the book (submit your custom message at checkout – 30 words of less).

    Bookmark – Enjoy this creative cardstock bookmark printed two-sided. One side showcasing historic Bainbridge Island, Washington, in the late 1960s, and of course Pickles the dog with his ball.

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