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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. H...

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.

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 ...

NBA.com - History of Basketball in Canada

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Mar 8, 2002 ... Short article about Canadian basketball, Canadian involvement in the National Basketball Association, and about basketball's inventor, Dr.

Who invented basketball? - Ask History - History.com

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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 of a ...

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

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Recognized as the Father of Basketball. Always humble and never self- promotional, Naismith avoided drawing attention to himself as the inventor of a popular ...

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 ...

Naismith: Inventor of Basketball? - Sonahr Sports

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It is said that “Necessity is the mother of invention”. No truer words were spoken in the case of the invention of the sport of basketball by Canadian-born Dr.

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. ... gradually through time, basketball has a very precise and fully known origin (the inventor ...

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

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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 ...

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Who Invented Basketball? | Wonderopolis

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

James Naismith - Kansapedia - Kansas Historical Society

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Inventor of basketball: Born: November 6, 1861, Canada. ... In 1898 he was hired by the University of Kansas to coach basketball, teach physical education, and ...

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

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