Franklin X-40 Pickleball is considered to be one of the top outdoor pickleballs on the market. The Franklin X-40 provides accuracy with 40 machine drilled holes to assure that each ball will play consistently one after another. Built with only the best material and advanced seamless single-piece design, this ball will withstand hours of the most aggressive play. USAPA Approved. The retail package is a brightly-colored 3-pack plastic container, also sold in bulk quantities.