A pebble-grained, leather-cased, natural tan colored prolate spheroid containing a urethane bladder inflated to between 12½ to 13½ pounds. The ball weighs 14 to 15 ounces and is 11 to 11¼ inches with a long circumference of 28 to 28½ inches and a short circumference of 21 to 21¼ inches.