Volleyball

Invented in 1895

• Invented in 1895 by William G. Morgan

• Named it "mintonette"

• Didn't catch on as fast as basketball did

• William wanted to make a sport for men that didn't involve as much running as basketball

Volleyball Shoot

VolleyballShoot by Rafal Khaled

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Facts

  • Volleyball held the first championship games in 1949
  • Became an olympic sport in 1964
  • Beach volleyball was invented in 1930
  • Volleyball tourneys were started in 1928