Joseph Sobek

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Joseph Sobek
BornJoseph George Sobek
(1918-04-05)April 5, 1918
Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
DiedMarch 27, 1998(1998-03-27) (aged 79)
Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
OccupationProfessional Tennis player
Years active1937-1985
Known forInventor of Racquetball and founder of Paddle Rackets Association
Spouse(s)Nancy Erlichman (m. ?)
RelativesEdward Sobek
Florence Coppola
Barbara DiNardo

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