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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Sep 20, 2010 ... The monument in the city where James Naismith invented basketball, in
Springfield, Massachusetts, is the 40,000 sq ft Naismith Memorial ...
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James Naismith died Nov. 28, 1939. Here are 10 things you may not know about
the inventor of basketball. 1. Naismith was Canadian. Born in Ontario, he didn't ...
Jun 18, 2015 ... James Naismith invented the game of basketball and established the program at
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Well before James Naismith invented the game of basketball in 1891, the
peoples of Mesoamerica had a very similar game where the point was to get a