James Naismith, the inventor of basketball - 1891

James Naismith - Father of Basketball, holding a ball and a peach basket . the first basketball equipment.

James Naismith, the inventor of Basketball!

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Dr. James Naismith is known world-wide as the inventor of basketball. Who was also the KU Basketball Program Founder!!!

James Naismith is known worldwide as the inventor of basketball. He was also the KU Basketball Program Founder!

Did you know that James Naismith invented basketball at a YMCA in 1891??

Meet the Canadian Who Invented Basketball

A Timeline of Women's Basketball History 1891 to Present: Girls Basketball Team, Milton High School, Milton, North Dakota, 1909

In early December 1891, Canadian Dr. James Naismith ailed a peach basket onto a 10-foot (3.05 m) elevated track. In contrast with modern basketball nets, this peach basket retained its bottom, and balls had to be retrieved manually after each "basket" or point scored

The first basketball court: Springfield College. Hard to step over a foul line without slamming into the wall.

James Naismith Biography and the History of Basketball

Meet the Canadian Who Invented Basketball

James Naismith (11-6-1861- 11-28-1939) was an American sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in 1891.He wrote the original basketball rulebook, founded the University of Kansas basketball program, and lived to see basketball adopted as an Olympic demonstration sport in 1904 and as an official event at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, as well as the birth of both the National Invitation Tournament (1938) and the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship…

A Canadian invented basketball. We’ll give you a minute to let that soak in The invention of basketball is accredited to James Naismith, an Ontario phys-ed instructor who attended McGill University.

James Naismith was the man who invented basketball in 1891 and started the University of Kansas basketball program in 1898.  1861-1939.  Rock, Chalk, Jayhawk, KU!

James Naismith invented basketball in 1891 and started the University of Kansas basketball program in Rock, Chalk, Jayhawk, KU!

November 6, 1961 – The U.S. government issues a stamp honoring the 100th birthday of James Naismith. Dr. James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was a Canadian-American sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in 1891 and is often credited with introducing the first football helmet. He wrote the original basketball rulebook, founded the University of Kansas basketball program, and lived to see basketball adopted as an Olympic demonstration sport in 1904.

James Naismith (November 1861 – November was a Canadian-American sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in 1891 and is often credited with introducing the first football helmet.

James Naismith was the Canadian physical education instructor who invented basketball in 1891. James Naismith was born in Almonte, Ontario & educated at McGill University & Presbyterian College in Montreal. He was the physical education teacher at McGill University (1887-1890) & at Springfield College in Springfield, Massachusetts (1890-1895). [click for more]

James Naismith: Physical Education Instructor Who Invented Basketball

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