Racquets – Unusual

“Call them unusual, unique, or just plain interesting.  One thing they all do have in common is ingenuity at work.  Racquetball certainly had its characters and with it came wide diverse types of rackets.  There are racquets with slightly curved grips, extreme curved grips, and one with a grip that extends the opposite direction of a conventional grip.  Omega tried what they called the ‘mad rag’ stringing design.  Dayton introduced the first metal racquet that was simply a metal pipe bent the shape of a racquet with holes drilled in for the strings and welded at the throat.  Look at the throat of the Magnum and you will see a score counter mounted so a player could keep his own score, or his opponents?  I feel certain it was to keep his opponents score!”-Randy Stafford