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.
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 of a ...
Apr 16, 2014 ... James Naismith was the Canadian physical education instructor who invented
basketball in 1891. He started KU's basketball program.
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, ...
Basketball, one of the most popular sports in the world and played by over 300
million people, was invented by James Naismith in order to provide Athletic ...
Dr. James Naismith, a physical education teacher from Canada, invented
basketball in late 1891 at the YMCA Training School in Springfield,
Jun 18, 2015 ... James Naismith invented the game of basketball and established the program at
University of Kansas. Learn more at Biography.com.
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
Apr 20, 2009 ... From the early days of the Spalding Company, who invented the basketball, to
the modern composite models, very little about the design has ...
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 ...