By James Zug Photos courtesy of Bert Armstrong Looking for an old book? How about a British Open racquet from Geoff Hunt? A Johnny Skillman letter? A Sarah Fitz-Gerald stamp? A1907 squash salt trophy? Go to Melbourne. There in Australia’s loveliest city is the world’s greatest collection of squash memorabilia. I wrote...
By James Zug In October 1997 the first issue of Squash Magazine arrived in your mailbox. Some people then might have been surprised to see it reach its tenth birthday. The layout in that first issue was a bit choppy; the size was a bit small (24 pages, half its normal...
By James Zug It was a perfect storm. People adored the man. People really liked to play and watch squash doubles with the best. People wanted to help one of the urban squash programs. People enjoyed loitering around an old-school, cozy country club. And when those people were in one of...

May His Tribe Increase

By James Zug Hashim Khan, who I think can fairly be described as the greatest squash-racquets player of all time, made his American debut in the winter of 1954. Hashim Khan, may his tribe increase, completely changed the course of events in the game of squash racquets. The more I think about...