Dr. James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian
physical educator, physician, chaplain, sports coach and innovator. He invented
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
Video thumbnail for Interview of James Naismith, January 31, 1939 ... New York
by Gabriel Heatter is believed to be the only known audio recording of Naismith.
Apr 16, 2014 ... James Naismith was the Canadian physical education instructor who invented
basketball in 1891. He started KU's basketball program.
Biography of Canadian James Naismith who invented basketball in 1891.
Jun 24, 2015 ... Learn more about James Naismith, the Canadian-born physical education
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James Naismith was a Canadian-American inventor of the world famous sport
basketball. He was the sports coach at the University of Kansas.
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 was a Canadian physical education instructor who invented the
game of basketball in 1891 while working at the YMCA Training School in ...