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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.

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 ...

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 Biography and the History of Basketball - Inventors

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Biography of Canadian James Naismith who invented basketball in 1891.

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.

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

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Basketball : a YMCA Invention. James Naismith, Inventor of the basketball. James Naismith was a Canadian farm boy from Almonte, Ontario, a small town just a ...

Hoopla! The inventor of basketball returns -- via hologram - CNET

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Feb 12, 2016 ... The inventor of basketball made a guest appearance at an NBA event on Friday, scoring a swish 125 years after he created the sport.

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 ...

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 ...

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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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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 ...

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...