From its name you might deduce that wasketball is much like basketball, but the technique is definitely different. Tossing balls of paper into strategically placed wastebaskets entails more method than you might think. We all thought Schutt was kidding when he told us that the kind of paper and the manner in which he chose to crumple it was the key to his success in this offbeat sport.

However, his daughters confirm that countless opponents were unable to dethrone this world champion (who uses paper from yellow legal pads, by the way). Schutt says "my last challenger in 1968 was good...real good... But I beat him. It was my finest victory ever."

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May 25, 1996.