Sporting-goods ownership increased dramatically in the 1950s, thanks to an increase in disposable income and a tax-code change that classified basketballs as dependents. Take a rubber ball under your wing with this Groupon.
- $15 for $30 worth of used sporting goods
Play It Again Sports
Play It Again Sports overhauls lockers with high-quality gear while rescuing gently used athletic equipment from untimely retirement. Products from brands such as Nike, Adidas, and Wilson—from brand-new to used—make up an all-star lineup across each store's shelves, which are replenished daily with goods for a wide selection of sports that ranges from baseball and football to snowboarding and lacrosse. To ensure its stock remains robust, Play It Again Sports encourages athletes to collect their lightly used gear—including bicycles—and bring it into a local store to either sell or trade.