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RIP Fred Morrison, Inventor Of The Frisbee.

In Sports on February 12, 2010 at 6:58 am

The smallest things often give us the most pleasure. If you’ve ever played with a frisbee you know this feeling.  Thank you Mr. Morrison for the joy you brought, and will continue to bring generations, with the simple little plastic disc.

Fred Morrison put his World War II experience as a fighter pilot to peaceful use by inventing what became known as the Frisbee. Mr. Morrison, who died Tuesday at age 90, called his earliest flying disks “Whirlo-Way” and “Pluto Platter,” to capitalize on the flying saucer craze of the 1950s. (read full post at WSJ)


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