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Why is a Football Called a “Pigskin”?

Have you ever wondered where the term “pigskin” originated? Out of all the nicknames for a football, pigskin is probably the most popular. But when did the moniker arise? And more importantly, why? Read on to get answers to these questions and more History of the Pigskin It may surprise you to learn that footballs […]

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