James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian-
American physical educator, physician, chaplain, sports coach and innovator.
James Naismith was born November 6, 1861, in Almonte, Ontario, Canada to
John and Margaret (Young) Naismith. Orphaned at the age of nine, he was
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James Naismith was a Canadian farm boy from Almonte, Ontario, a small town
just a few kilometers from Canada's capital city, Ottawa. He was born on ...
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 ...
Sep 6, 2016 ... Biography of Canadian James Naismith who invented basketball in 1891.
Naismith was a physical education teacher at the YMCA.
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 ...
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is home to more than three
hundred inductees and more than 40000 square feet of basketball history.
Canadian-American physical-education director who, in December 1891, at the
International Young Men's Christian Association Training School, afterward ...