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  • Lamar Hunt, who owned the Kansas City Chiefs, saw his kids playing with a new toy called a SuperBall and jokingly suggested that Super Bowl -- implying that such a game would be bigger even than college football's Rose Bowl -- would be a good name.

    This Bowl Made Them Super

  • The Frisbee, Hula Hoop, SuperBall, Slip 'N Slide, Silly String and Hacky Sack are all cherished companions that brought kids together and still enjoy an enduring popularity today.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • I still want to know what makes a SuperBall bounce so high.

    Wednesday, June 24 – The Bleat.

  • Later followed the still-popular Slip 'N Slide in 1961, the SuperBall in 1965 and the miracle that is Silly String in 1972.

    Goodnight, Wham-O

  • The SuperBall was famously and brilliantly parodied on "Saturday Night Live" in 1991 as the incredibly dangerous "Happy Fun Ball."

    Goodnight, Wham-O

  • Introduced in mid-'60s, SuperBall advertisements of the day billed it as the "MOST FANTASTIC BALL EVER CREATED BY SCIENCE!" as if there were some sort of arms race with the Soviets to create high-bouncing rubber balls.

    Goodnight, Wham-O

  • Following his conversation was like watching a SuperBall bounce.

    Change of Heart

  • Where does Wham-O, the company that produced the Hula Hoop, Slip 'Slide, SuperBall, and Frisbee fit into all of this?

    Where's Omaha?

  • You're given a stick of gum, a SuperBall, and a frog.

    San Francisco Bay Guardian: Top Stories

  • He got the name idea after seeing his daughter bounce a SuperBall.

    Top Stories - Google News

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