Founded in 2011, The International Sphaeralogical Society was created to celebrate the history and dynamism of the Super Ball®. Invented by chemist Norman Stingley in 1965 and sold by the Wham-O Manufacturing Co., the iconic toy has been the subject of fascination and play for almost half a century. The I.S.S. is dedicated to exploring and promoting the allure of this bounciest of balls.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Super Balls® - Reflections #2
"My brother once had me use a full-sized superball as a baseball, pitch it to him, and when he hit it with the bat, it landed in our friends' yard a block away. Almost as much fun as the M-80 under the washtub." - Pat C. (Pittsburgh, PA)
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