BACK TO THE SCHOOL YARD. Tetherball is a classic North American game and Franklin's Swingball Tetherball Set has everything you need to introduce the game to your kids and their friends. Tetherball is fun for kids of all ages and a great way to spend time outside. Set up Franklin's Swingball Tetherball Set and get prepared for the first of many epic battles. This set includes a welded steel pole with baked enamel, a vinyl ball with a mini pump and needle, a 10 ground sleeve for stability and a thick cotton core rope.