45 entries in Spongeball / Transformation
Creators Title Comments & References Year Source Page AA Categories
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christopher's Column sponge ball changes to ice cube
Nov. 1947 367
Charles R. Blyth, Jr. Chameleon Sponge Ball! red and blue sponge ball change places in spectator's and performer's hand, then ball in performer's hand vanishes and spectator has two green balls in his hand
Oct. 1950
The Phoenix (Issue 214)
857
Lewis Ganson, Jack Hughes Accessories additional ideas to incorporate into sponge ball routines
  • Rubber Production Fruit
  • Sponge Ball to Bunny
  • Geometric Designs
  • Handkerchief Colour Changing Tube
  • Handkerchief Pull
  • Sponge Ball to Silk
1954 119
Thomas M. Jacobsen Crazy Sponge black sponge ball changes into a red one, then it splits into smaller balls and one ball changes into a coin
Jan. 1964
The New Phoenix (Issue 386)
371
Jerry Mentzer Sponge Shenanigans
1973 119
Stewart Judah Metamorphic Sponge routine with ball-to-cube item
Autumn 1974
The Pallbearers Review Vol. 9-10 (Vol. 9 No. 10th Folio (Part One))
805
Milbourne Christopher Milbourne Christophers Schwammball-Routine sponge ball routine, four balls, one ball changes into coin as climax
1975 12
John Francis Where Did They All Come From using Goshman cube sponge gaff
1976 156
Al Cohn Spongeball to Rubber Nut
1976 196
Mike Tannen, Bob Baxter Ball to Cube
1976 203
Frank Garcia Hollow Egg and Lemon Idea
1976 206
Frank Garcia Balls to Cube
1976 206
Frank Garcia Box of Mystery box prop to transform sponge balls
1976 208
Frank Garcia Rubber Frankfurter Finish
1976 219
Harvey Rosenthal New Theory Square-Circle die changes into sponge ball, metamorphosis change
1976 8
Bob Ostin Sponge Ball to Dice
Also published here 1976 ca. 4
17. Conejitos de Esponja color changing sponge rabbits
1977 111
John C. Wagner Spongeball to Coin
1978 52
Ravelle, Andree Ballquadratur sponge balls transform into larger sponge die
Aug. 1979
Intermagic (Vol. 6 No. 2)
70
Al Schneider Sponge Color Changer with thumb tip
1980 105
Paul Brignall Black Cubed coloring one shape of the Goshman ball-to-cube item
Aug. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16)
297
Stephen Tucker Ball-to-Cube Idea placing an item, like a coin, inside the Goshman item
Aug. 1982
Spell-Binder (Vol. 2 No. 16)
297
Meir Yedid Ribit-Rabbit sponge ball routine, with transformation to sponge rabbit climax
1982 23
Ray Kosby One, Two, Three, 4 four sponge balls produced and put between fingers of the left hand, they change into a numeral four out of sponge
1986 1
Dan Garrett The Tooth Fairy sponge tooth changes into coin
Also published here 1991 14
Steven Hamilton Silk and Sponge "Professional Routines"
silk vanishes, appear in rolled-up bill, changes into sponge ball which splits in two, sponge routine
Also published here Aug. 1992
Profile (Issue 9)
5
Neil Smith Mental Resistance five ESP cards, one chosen, predicted as sponge ball, another one chosen, ball changes into cube
Oct. 1992
Profile (Issue 10)
6
Dan Garrett The Tooth Fairy sponge tooth changes into coin
Also published here 1992 14
Joe Rindfleisch Ball-Istic two billiard balls, one changes into sponge ball and back
1994 1001
Jay Scott Berry Orb Warp sponge ball appears, changes into silk streamer and back, sponge vanishes, using Diamond Tip
1995 14
Jay Scott Berry Lunar Eclipse sponge ball appears, changes to silk, silk changes color and changes back into matching sponge back, ball vanishes, using Diamond Tip
1995 17
Troy Hooser In the Round color change of sponge ball, two variations
1998 1456
Jack Avis Cuball green sponge ball, scissors waved around hand, pieces fall off, now two sponge cubes
1998 143
Bobby Bernard H-E-A-V-Y sponge balls change into solid steel ball
1998 20
Sid Lorraine Moon Rock
  • Strange Tricks of Yesteryear
sponge rock changes color
Jan. 1999
Genii (Vol. 62 No. 1)
64
Philip T. Goldstein Shipshape four sponge letters THIS spell different words, T changes to a P, humorous
Also published here Nov. 2002
Magic (Vol. 12 No. 3)
95
Bob Ostin Sponge Ball to Dice
Also published here 2005 135
Sveroni Die Kunst der Ablenkung sponge balls routine, two in the hands element, color change of balls
2009 28
Steven Hamilton Silk & Sponge silk vanishes, appear in rolled-up bill, changes into sponge ball which splits in two, sponge routine
Also published here 2013 154
Kazu Katayama Hanky-Panky Balls
  • Tokyo Workshop
five red sponge balls produced with top hat, they transform to five knotted red silks
June 2014
Genii (Vol. 77 No. 6)
42
Alexander de Cova Bällchen two sponge balls become one large and many small balls, Goshman Growing Sponge Ball
Also published here 2015 47
John Guastaferro Silkworm silk produced and changed into sponge ball which is split into two, they change back to a silk which vanishes
Also published here
  • Second Storm, 2005 lecture notes
July 2018
Genii (Vol. 81 No. 7)
81
Davide Fragione Wild Bolita multi-phase sponge ball routine
  • Part One: Color Change
  • Part Two: Transpositions
  • Part Three: Seeing Red
  • Part Four: Seeing Yellow
Inspired by
  • "Wild Comodines", Gabi Pareras
Feb. 2022
The Disclaimer (Vol. 1 No. 11)
289
Philip T. Goldstein Shipshape four sponge letters THIS spell different words, T changes to a P, humorous
Also published here 2022 136
Michael Lair Sponge Poker red sponge is squished in clear plastic coin case and changes into a poker chip
Also published here
  • MAGIC, June 2004
2022 304