From (onomatopoeia) whiff (“to strike, to strikeout”) + ball.
Not derived from whiffle, though both derive from same onomatopoeic sources, namely a sound of wind.
"wiffleball." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 16 January 2019. <https://www.yourdictionary.com/wiffleball>.
wiffleball. (n.d.). Retrieved January 16th, 2019, from https://www.yourdictionary.com/wiffleball
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