APTA Annual Meeting – innovation in the face or war-time shortages

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J. P. Allen of The New York Sun covered the meeting:

Old Mrs. Necessity, who has mothered a brood of inventions, has presented her latest offspring to the American Paddle Tennis Association. To keep the game going, despite ball shortage due to war, clubs have arranged to rent spheres to players. That decision was arrived at during the eighth annual meeting of the organization at the Yale Club…..[see article for more]

Meeting Minutes: APTA Annual Meeting Minutes 1942