Medicine Ball Cabinet

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Medicine Ball Cabinet was a nickname given to the cabinet and advisors of President Herbert Hoover.[1] The term arose because the president, cabinet members, and advisors would play regular games of Hooverball at the White House, during Hoover's administration.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "THE HOUSE: Hoover's Next-to-Worst". TIME Magazine. 10 November 1930. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Cabinet Members playing Medicine Ball". White House Historical Association. Retrieved 10 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "HERBERT HOOVER: Hoover-Ball". Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum. Archived from the original on 25 October 2012. Retrieved 10 November 2012.