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James Naismith:

James Naismith James Naismith November 6, 1861-November 28,1939

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Early Life and Education Naismith was born in Ontario, Canada November 6,1861. Naismith attended McGill University and played for the schools football team, rugby , soccer, and gymnastics. Later he attended Springfield College and that is were he thought of the game of basketball. Important Work and Invention James Naismith was a Canadian sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in 1891. He also wrote down the rules of basketball. Naismith invented the game of basketball because he wanted to make a game that can be played indoors during the winter between football and baseball season. Interesting Information of James Naismith Created the first football helmet Invented game of basketball First coach at the University of Kansas basketball team


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