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James Naismith

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James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian- American physical educator, physician, chaplain, sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in 1891.

Who invented basketball? - Ask History

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Jun 7, 2014 ... Basketball is the only major American sport with a clearly identifiable inventor. James Naismith wrote the sport's original 13 rules as part...

The Origin of Basketball - Today I Found Out

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Jan 20, 2012 ... Today I found out the origin of the sport basketball. .... First, that Lambert G. Will himself never claimed to have invented the game and further, ...

NBA.com - History of Basketball in Canada

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Mar 8, 2002 ... The roots of basketball are firmly embedded in Canada. In 1891 the game was invented by Dr. James Naismith, a Canadian who hailed from ...

Who Invented Basketball - Basketball.Org

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The man who invented basketball, Dr. James Naismith, was born in 1861 in a small Canadian township bordering Almonte, Ontario called Ramsay. As a youth  ...

The man who invented basketball | Smithsonian TweenTribune

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Dec 18, 2015 ... The man who invented basketball David, center, and Chandler Booth look at Suzanne Deal Booth as they pose for a photo next to James ...

In His Own Words: How A Gym Teacher Invented Basketball In 1891 ...

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Dec 16, 2015 ... In what may be the only recording of his voice, James Naismith describes how he created basketball to occupy his stir-crazy students during a ...

Rob Rains with Hellen Carpenter: James Naismith - Temple University

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But Rob Rains and Hellen Carpenter's fascinating, in-depth biography James Naismith: The Man Who Invented Basketball shows how this young man—who ...

James Naismith: the Instructor Who Invented Basketball - Inventors

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Jun 24, 2015 ... Learn more about James Naismith, the Canadian-born physical education instructor who invented basketball in 1891.

Amazon.com: James Naismith: The Man Who Invented Basketball ...

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Editorial Reviews. Review. "All of us who played, coached or enjoyed watching the game of basketball owe a great debt of thanks to James Naismith for devising  ...

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Who Invented Basketball? | Wonderopolis

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Dr. James Naismith was a Canadian physical education instructor who invented the game of basketball in 1891 while working at the YMCA Training School in ...

The Canadian who invented basketball - BBC News - BBC.com

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Sep 20, 2010 ... The monument in the city where James Naismith invented basketball, in Springfield, Massachusetts, is the 40,000 sq ft Naismith Memorial ...

Basketball History: Dr. James Naismith, Basketball Inventor ...

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Apr 16, 2014 ... James Naismith was the Canadian physical education instructor who invented basketball in 1891. He started KU's basketball program.