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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Football_(ball)

A football is a ball inflated with air that is used to play one of the various sports known as .... The Australian football ball was invented by T. W. Sherrin in 1880, after he was given a misshapen rugby ball to fix. Sherrin designed the ball with ...

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Sep 8, 2010 ... Every coach of American-style football preaches it, but few players learn: If there is a fumble and the ball is loose on the field, don't try to pick it ...

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Jun 20, 2014 ... Invention & evolution of the soccer ball, first football ball in history, creator & inventor, ancient, origin, creation, early, oldest footballs ever made.

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Sep 25, 2013 ... The sport we in the United States know as football is more properly ... up the ball after failing to move down the field a specified yardage in a ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/how-did-the-pigskin-get-its-shape-63180450

Oct 5, 2012 ... Equally mysterious is the shape of the ball. If the sport evolved from soccer and rugby, how and when did the football gain its distinct shape ...

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The invention of football, the ball used in the popular team game is not necessarily attributed to one inventor. But most historians agree that one English shoe ...

www.soccerballworld.com/History.htm

The history of the soccer ball. ... Lindon also claimed to have invented the rugby ball but did not patent the idea. In those days, the round ball was preferred ...

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Sep 25, 2015 ... Find out who invented the soccer ball and how it evolved over time reading the most important moments of the history of the soccer ball.

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Dec 30, 2013 ... “If I throw a spherical ball in the air, I know exactly where it's going,” says software engineer Ryan Morse. “If you throw a football in the air and it ...