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James Naismith - Wikipedia

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James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian- American physical educator, physician, chaplain, sports coach and innovator.

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.

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.

10 Things About Basketball Inventor James Naismith | Legacy.com

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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 ...

James Naismith - Kansapedia - Kansas Historical Society

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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 raised ...

James Naismith facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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Get information, facts, and pictures about James Naismith at Encyclopedia.com. Make research projects and school reports about James Naismith easy with ...

Radio Interview, 1939 · James Naismith's Life and Legacy ...

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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.

Biography: James Naismith for Kids - Ducksters

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Kids learn about the biography of James Naismith including his early life as a PE teacher, inventing basketball, the 13 basic rules, coaching at Kansas, later life, ...

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...

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

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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 ...