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James Naismith - Wikipedia


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

James Naismith - Kansapedia - Kansas Historical Society


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 ...


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 ...


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.

Basketball's Birth, in James Naismith's Own Spoken Words - The ...


Dec 15, 2015 ... James Naismith, basketball's inventor, arrived in New York City in early 1939 with three items on his agenda. He gave a speech to basketball ...

James Naismith Biography - Childhood, Life Achievements & Timeline


James Naismith was a Canadian-American inventor of the world famous sport basketball. He was the sports coach at the University of Kansas.

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


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 ...

Biography: James Naismith for Kids - Ducksters


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, ...

James Naismith: the Instructor Who Invented Basketball - Inventors


Jun 24, 2015 ... Learn more about James Naismith, the Canadian-born physical education instructor who invented basketball in 1891.

James Naismith Biography and the History of Basketball - Inventors


Sep 6, 2016 ... Biography of Canadian James Naismith who invented basketball in 1891. Naismith was a physical education teacher at the YMCA.

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


Jun 18, 2015 ... James Naismith invented the game of basketball and established the program at University of Kansas. Learn more at Biography.com.

Basketball History: Dr. James Naismith, Basketball Inventor ...


Apr 16, 2014 ... James Naismith was the Canadian physical education instructor who invented basketball in 1891. He started KU's basketball program.

10 Things About Basketball Inventor James Naismith | Legacy.com


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 ...