Ping-pong (Table Tennis): The Game and how to Play it

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R. F. Fenno & Company, 1902 - Ping-pong - 113 pages
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Page 112 - The players shall stand on opposite sides of the net ; the player who first delivers the ball shall be called the server, and the other the striker-out.
Page 7 - No literary merit is claimed, but it is hoped that this little work will introduce a great deal of new interest into a game which is sure to stay, for as an indoor game it has not a rival. Everything has been explained with great detail for the benefit of those who live far from the great towns and have not the opportunity of personally gaining knowledge of the game. My deepest thanks and gratitude are due to Mr. WE Houlbrook for his valuable assistance throughout every stage of the work ; to Mr....
Page 112 - Bros., the owners of the copyright, by whom all rights are reserved. 1. — The game is for two players. They shall stand one at each end of the table. The player who first delivers the ball shall be called the server, and the other the striker-out. 2. — The server shall stand behind the end and within the limits of the width of the table. 3. — The service shall be strictly underhand, and from behind the table ; that is to say, at the time of striking the ball the...
Page 17 - History. It is not possible to write much concerning the history of a game that has had so short a life as
Page 7 - Without their help and that of many other friends too numerous to mention, it would have been impossible for me to have compiled this little manual.

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