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Ping Pong

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Alan Patient of

Ping Pong


Categories: Sport / Games

Sport. Also known as gossima, indoor tennis, table tennis, wiff-waff or whiff-whaff. The John Jaques and Son Company were producing equipment in the 1890s, and patented the game in 1901. Its origins however, are thought to be much earlier. The photograph was taken at what is believed to be the world's first naked ping pong tournament.

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On this very site Ping Pong created & patented by John Jaques III, 1901.

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