6 edition of The basketball man, James Naismith found in the catalog.
The basketball man, James Naismith
Bernice Larson Webb
by Kappelman"s Historic Collections
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||439|
Directed by Burt Kearns. With Carmelo Anthony, Red Auerbach, Rick Barry, Jerry Colangelo. The life and legacy of Dr. James Naismith, inventor of the game of basketball and its 13 original rules, is told through the mission of his grandson, Ian, who travels the country in an RV, carrying the original rules in a golden attache case, spreading the cause of sportsmanship/10(26). Who invented basketball? JAMES NAISMITH the father of basketball invented the game as a teacher - Duration: Kid Explorer 3, views.
The history of basketball began with its invention in in Springfield, Massachusetts by Canadian physical education instructor James Naismith as a less injury-prone sport than football. Naismith was a year old graduate student when he created the indoor sport to keep athletes indoors during the winters. The game became established fairly quickly and grew very popular as the 20th century. Search Tips. Phrase Searching You can use double quotes to search for a series of words in a particular order. For example, "World war II" (with quotes) will give more precise results than World war II (without quotes). Wildcard Searching If you want to search for multiple variations of a word, you can substitute a special symbol (called a "wildcard") for one or more letters.
"The story of how James Naismith invented the game of basketball is told in a very engaging way." Erie 2–Chautauqua–Cattaraugus Board of Cooperative Educational Services "Well executed, with a combination of easy-to-read text, original sources, and background on both the person and the invention. James Naismith (November 6, – Novem ) was a Canadian and naturalized American sports coach and innovator. Naismith invented the sport of basketball in He is also said to have introduced the first football th wrote the original basketball rulebook and started the University of Kansas basketball program. He lived to see basketball become an Olympic Born: November 6, , Almonte, Province of Ontario, .
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The Basketball Man: James Naismith Hardcover – January 1, by Bernice Larson Webb (Author)Cited by: 4. James Naismith: The Man Who Invented Basketball Paperback – June 3, by Rob Rains (Author)Cited by: Basketball Man: James Naismith. Hardcover – January 1, by Bernice Larson Webb (Author)5/5(2).
The author of this book worked with Naismith's granddaughter and had access to Naismith's letters and papers, which gives the story of his life a very real, personal feel. Naismith never made money from basketball and wanted to use the sport as a way for young men -- and women -- to keep fit, have fun and learn sportsmanship/5.
"Dr. Naismith was so much more than the inventor of the sport and James Naismith: The Man Who Invented Basketball is a well written documentation of his outstanding attributes as The basketball man educator, religious scholar and leader of young people.
Naismith lived his entire life without regard for personal glory or financial rewards, but rather for setting examples of integrity and perseverance for all to follow/5(7).
The basketball man, James Naismith book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. A James Naismith book book by a great man. My basketball playing son loved this book and used for a 7th grade (Homeschool) book report.
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Adam. out of 5 stars From the Creator of by: But Rob Rains and Hellen Carpenter’s fascinating, in-depth biography James Naismith: The Man Who Invented Basketball shows how this young man—who wanted to be a medical doctor, or if not that, a /5(2). The man who invented the game was called James Naismith, James was eleven when he started enjoying playing sports more specifically a game called “duck on a rock” he loved playing sports and he did not like studying and one day he became a teacher in the YMCA or Young Men’s Christian Association The book “The man who invented the game of basketball” is a book (by the title) talks /5.
: The Basketball Man: James Naismith () by Webb, Bernice Larson and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(7). "Dr. Naismith was so much more than the inventor of the sport and James Naismith: The Man Who Invented Basketball is a well written documentation of his outstanding attributes as an educator, religious scholar and leader of young people.
Naismith lived his entire life without regard for personal glory or financial rewards, but rather for setting examples of integrity and perseverance for all Author: Rob Rains. The basketball man, James Naismith.
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Find items in libraries near you. James Naismith was a Canadian-American sports coach and innovator. He invented the game of basketball inand he is also credited with designing the first football : Naismith lived long enough to see basketball included in the Olympics in Three years later he died, after nearly forty years as head of the physical education department at the University of Kansas.
This book, originally published incarries a new introduction by William J. Baker, a professor of history at the University of Maine 5/5(2). James Naismith turned eleven in He was old enough to know where the river near his home became safe, solid ice.
But he took a shortcut he had never tried before. His team of horses pulled his wagon onto the frozen river. Their feet pounded the ice. Then one heavy hoof slammed through the sheet of ice. James jumped off the wagon and. "James Naismith" reveals how Naismith invented basketball in part to find an indoor activity to occupy students in the winter months.
When he realized that the key to his game was that men could not run with the ball, and that throwing and jumping would eliminate the roughness of force, he was on to something. Before I became the basketball coach at the University of Kansas inmy knowledge of James Naismith was pretty limited.
I knew he had invented the game of basketball, and I knew he had been the first coach of Kansas, but that was basically the extent of what I knew. Dean Smith, my coach at. The basketball man, James Naismith. [Bernice Larson Webb] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.
Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. James Naismith The Man Who Invented Basketball Rob Rains. Narrated by Kenneth Campbell.
Available from Audible. Book published by Temple University Press. It seems unlikely that James Naismith, who grew up playing "Duck on the Rock" in the rural community of Almonte, Canada, would invent one of America’s most popular sports.
Dr. James Naismith was a Canadian-American sports coach and innovator. He invented the sport of basketball in and is often credited with introducing the first football helmet. He. Get this from a library! James Naismith: the man who invented basketball.
[Rob Rains; Hellen Carpenter] -- "James Naismith reveals how Naismith invented basketball in part to find an indoor activity to occupy students in the winter months."--Inside jacket.James Naismith reveals how Naismith invented basketball in part to find an indoor activity to occupy students in the winter months.
When he realized that the key to his game was that men could not run with the ball, and that throwing and jumping would eliminate the roughness of force, he was on to something.James A.
Naismith,(November 6, – Novem ) was the inventor of the sport of basketball and the first to introduce the use of a helmet in American was also the first basketball coach to assemble a team of 5 players.
He was born in Ramsay township, near Almonte, Ontario, Canada, the eldest son of Scottish immigrants who had arrived in the area in and .