Half-Pints from 7 to 8:15 p.m., and Wiffle
ball Classic from 7-8:15 p.m.
When no good shuttlecocks could be found, the kids hit a three-inch Wiffle
And in a suburban backyard in Fairfield, Conn., a bunch of kids played the first game of Wiffle
From a septuagenarian's perspective, a Wiffle
ball and bat seemed to offer a suitable and economical solution.
Brand maven Barry Silverstein shares "Boomer Brand Cameos" of over fifty of the brands Boomers grew up with including: Disney, Kellogg's Frosted Flakes, Good Humor, Howard Johnson, Hush Puppies, MAD, Ovaltine, Twinkies, WIFFLE
Ball and many more.
Silverstein's jocular, conversational prose is further enlivened with his own fond remembrances of favorite candies, dining at Howard Johnson's restaurants, and playing wiffle
Publishing giant Hodder and Stoughton has reissued an updated version of BBC Tees presenter Bob Fischer's real-life sci-fi odyssey, Wiffle
Lever To Full.
The Summerville Miracle League and Leadership Dorchester are also set to host a Wiffle
Ball Tournament and Fundrasier from 6 to 8 p.m.
That certainly was the case with the invention of the Wiffle
ball, which was named for a strikeout, but has become one of the biggest hits in toy history.<br />Sixty-five summers ago, a Connecticut man came home from work to find his 12-year-old son and the neighborhood kids playing baseball in his backyard using a small plastic golf ball and a broomstick handle for a bat.
In 2017, robots were required to climb a rope, shoot wiffle
balls, and deploy plastic gears.
Someone with less taste would have been sorely tempted to call it "Captain Wiffle
's Curious Cavern of Comestibles", or something equally idiotic.