Clue was an excellent choice. But the PEZ candy dispenser lost to the wiffle ball?
Maybe the Toy Hall of Fame voting is rigged. Must ask Donna Brazile.
Clue, Wiffle Ball, and paper airplanes are this year’s National Toy Hall of Fame inductees.
The three entries beat out nine other 2017 finalists, according to The Strong Museum, including Magic 8 Ball, Matchbox Cars, My Little Pony, PEZ Candy Dispenser, play food, Risk, sand, Transformers, and Uno.
Speaking on why these three classics were chosen, The Strong said Clue has remained an “icon of pop culture” for decades, while Wiffle Ball “changed the outdoor play landscape.” Regarding paper airplanes, it added, “Where some toys require financial investment, paper airplanes start with a simple sheet of paper, coupled with creativity and dexterity, to produce a toy with infinite aeronautical possibilities.”….
I need a wiffle ball. It’s been a long time.
I 2nd the Wiffle Ball and it’s floppy plastic bat. The ‘fun’ part of the Wiffle Ball was the crazy curves AND if you hit the batter(which was often) it just stung a little.
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Love that poof sound after you slam the dickens out of that wiffle ball. Makes one feel athletic and powerful.
Seems TAMS are loving the wiffle ball. No offense to the wiffle ball, but I never played with one. And I really loved those PEZ dispensers, for some reason…