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.
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