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Volleyball History

Association of Volleyball Professionals: The AVP

AVP volleyball
Back in 1948 the first beach volleyball tournament to offer a prize awarded the winners a case of Pepsi. The AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) has ...

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An outside hitter and three blockers demonstrate specialized volleyball skills

Volleyball History 1964-2010: The Rise of Specialization

Volleyball players and fans in 2010 are familiar with volleyball's unique positions. We see setters running the offense, ever taller middle ...
Japanese Americans play volleyball in 1943

Volleyball History 1900-1964: The Path to the Olympics

After conquering the Midwestern United States, volleyball began its quest for world domination. It was introduced to the Philippines and China ...
Early women volleyball players

Volleyball History 1895-1900: Laying the Foundation

William G. Morgan, a YMCA physical education instruction in Holyoke, Massachusetts, is credited with the invention of volleyball in 1895. Originally ...

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