SQUASH, HANDBALL, GOODMINTON, and BATTLEDORE AND SHUTTLECOCK all preceded THE GAME WE NOW CALL BADMINTON.
It is a game similar to racket ball. You play with a ''flat'' ball and a racket.
The ancient olympic game.
Racket Squad - 1950 Skin Game 2-4 was released on: USA: 27 September 1951
Perhaps the crumhorn, racket, lute, pipes ,drum etc.
A battledore is a racket used in the game of battledore, an early form of badminton.
A racket has strings ... a bat is solid a bat is used to hit a leather ball which is very hard as compared to normal tennis ball So we can say that a bat is used to hit stronger things but both can be used for beating hahaha!!