Bay Area is nuts about pickleball

Bay Area is nuts about pickleball
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(April 8, 2015 Walnut Creek, CA, www.mercurynews.com)

Three things to know about pickleball. It’s fun, it’s good exercise, and it has nothing to do with pickles, although noshing on a celebratory gherkin after a good game is not out of the question. As legend has it, the curious name was coined in 1965 by a group of dads near Seattle who came up with a game that combined elements of tennis, badminton and table tennis to entertain their kids. A dog named Pickles got into the act, chasing the balls, and, well, a backstory was born. Read More…

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