Joseph Sobek

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Joseph Sobek
Born
Joseph George Sobek

(1918-04-05)April 5, 1918
DiedMarch 27, 1998(1998-03-27) (aged 79)
Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
NationalityAmerican
OccupationProfessional Tennis player
Years active1937–1985
Known forInventor of Racquetball and founder of Paddle Rackets Association
Spouse(s)Nancy Erlichman
Children1

Joseph Sobek (April 5, 1918 – March 27, 1998) was an American inventor who created racquetball.[1][2] Sobek was the first person ever to be inducted into the Racquetball Hall of Fame.[1][2][3]

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