Before you swing low your sweet lariat, be sure you know the ladder ball basics. This game attracts attention at the tailgate, and people are gonna want to know how to play. To make sure you're an authority on this swingin' sport, you'll need a standard set of rules.
A game as young as ladder ball tends to play fast and loose with the rulebook, but there are a few key ways to keep it civil. Learn more about standard goal distances, throwing techniques, and ladder ball scoring here.
The parallel party is a tradition as old as the sports it celebrates. To set your tailgate apart, every one of the tailgating essentials must be fully realized. Everybody knows to bring drinks and hot dogs - but wouldn't you rather tailgate with a ladder ball game, a custom soundtrack, and desserts?
Ladder ball isn't the only thing to call it. If you've spent some time in the pre-game parking lot, you've probably heard some of the game's more unsavory pseudonyms. Many are offensive, but some can be pretty funny. We prefer plain old ladder ball, but read on if you dare.
Did you know that ladder ball skills can make you more awesome? It's true. Trick shots, smack talk, and a flexible understanding of the rules are all keys to making your ladder ball game into a serious source of braggadocio. Read on if you're ready to throw a pair.
Even though he's probably the reason you love your team, you don't have to play your father's tailgating games. Ladder ball is but one in a new class of games designed to test your skill, accuracy, and, um, tolerance. Read on to kick it new school.