Sport: Courts & Racquets

Anybody in the U. S. with a $1.98 racquet and a pair of sneakers can find a lawn tennis game in season. But the four indoor ball-and-racquet games—court tennis, racquets, squash racquets and squash tennis—are still the exclusive pastimes of folks on the sunnier side of the railroad tracks. In all the U. S., for example, there are perhaps fewer than 500 persons who have ever taken a cut at a court tennis ball. Racquets players have been so few that one ball maker, a man named Jeffries Mailings, until his death 20 years...

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