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Summary

James Naismith (born in Almonte, Province of Canada, British Empire, died in Lawrence, Kansas) was a famous Inventor from Canada, who lived between November 6, 1861 and November 28, 1939. He became 78 years old.

Biography

James Naismith was a Canadian physician and educator best known as the inventor of basketball.

Luther Gulick, director of the YMCA (YMCA-YWCA) in Springfield, Mass. Naismith asked if there was any possibility to have a little more variety in PE classes in the winter. 21. December Naismith delivered its proposal, the first rules of a new sport: basketball. These rules were published on 15 January 1892.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 3 quotes who is written / told by James.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Naismith

Famous quotes by James Naismith (3)


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"The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play 'Drop the Handkerchief.'"
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"Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals"
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"I am sure that no man can derive more pleasure from money or power than I do from seeing a pair of basketball goals in some out of the way place"


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