History of Volleyball
By: Morgan Shealy
In 1895, William G. Morgan invented Mintonette. In 1896, the name of this sport was changed to volleyball. It is a combination of handball and tennis. Volleyball was invented four years after basketball was. The first ever volleyball was the rubber inside of a basketball. Then in 1900, a specific game ball was designed and created. Spalding created the first game ball. The rule of rotating players to other different positions has been a rule since the beginning.