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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...

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 ...

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 ...

James A. Naismith - Coach, Inventor - Biography.com

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James Naismith invented the game of basketball and established the program at University of Kansas. Learn more at Biography.com.

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 ...

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.

YMCA International - World Alliance of YMCAs: Basketball : a YMCA ...

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During a psychology seminar Dr. Gulick challenged his class to invent a new game. ... writes Naismith in his own version of the invention of the game basketball, ...

Basketball | James Naismith History

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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 ...

James Naismith - Kansapedia - Kansas Historical Society

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Adapting some elements from familiar games, Naismith invented the game of basketball in 1891. Thirteen basic rules guided the play, which featured two peach ...

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Who Invented Basketball? | Wonderopolis

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

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.

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, ...