The origins of the term go back to a poem written by a former high school basketball coach how march madness got its nickname: the origins of the term date back to a particular poem written by a. Basketball history - page 2 of 4 the game catches on if you want a new game to catch on, teach it to a room full of future pe teachers who are getting ready to head home for christmas break. The history of basketball began with its invention in 1891 in springfield, massachusetts by canadian physical education instructor james naismith as a less i.
Origin basketball was invented because college physical education directors from all over the united states were upset that few students took physical education classes in the winter, according to the sports answer book. A brief history of basketball (just in time for the final four) gregory mcnamee - april 3, 2013 born in the ontario village of almonte in 1861, james naismith was a hardworking athlete who excelled at many sports, and who chafed when the long canadian winter kept him from playing outdoors, resulting in added pounds and lost strength. Webpage all on basketball history: the history of basketball from the origins to how it got to how it is today nba history and how the game was invented by james naismith.
Today, the naismith memorial basketball hall of fame is home to nearly three hundred inductees and more than 40,000 square feet of basketball history located on the picturesque banks of the connecticut river, the new museum is a fitting shrine to the game dr naismith invented more than a century ago. The germans would soundly beat all their competition en route to winning the first gold metal in mens olympic basketball history the not so roaring 20s thought-out the 1920s basketball was a second tier sport, only attended when there wasn't a hockey or football game. Amazoncom: shattering the glass: the remarkable history of women's basketball the remarkable history of women's basketball pamela grundy.
Research papers research paper (paper 2080) on the history of basketball: introduction basketball is a athletic sport, usually played on an indoor court in which two competing teams of five layers each attempt to score by. Girls basketball history the wiaa began sponsoring a girls basketball tournament program in 1976 the first champions were madison west in class a, lancaster in class b and marshall in class c, with neenah, clinton and bloomington respective runners-up. Origins of basketball timeline created by dbiness in art and culture southeast region history evolution of the pen world war ii ten most important events. The states of illinois, indiana and kentucky are particularly well known for their residents' devotion to high school basketball, commonly called hoosier hysteria in indiana the critically acclaimed film hoosiers shows high school basketball's depth of meaning to these communities.
Today i found out the origin of the sport basketball surprisingly, unlike most sports whose origins are somewhat obscure, often being the combination of other sports and developed gradually through time, basketball has a very precise and fully known origin (the inventor himself wrote an account of. History of netball in 1891 dr james naismith, a canadian immigrant ymca instructor in the usa, invented the game of basketball another american, dr toles, who was visiting england in 1895, introduced basketball to that country, and although englishmen preferred traditional sports, it was popular with the ladies. The history of basketball all began with james naismith america is the birthplace of many wonderful things: freedom, muscle cars, rock-n-roll, pet rocks and basketball. The origin of the game of basketball 1891 - springfield, massachusetts, usa one of the most popular sports in the world, played daily by millions of people had humble beginnings. The original celtics were one of the first and greatest professional franchises in basketball history founded in 1915 in new york city, the celtics played as many as 150 games a season and dominated their competition until 1936.
Take a look at the history of basketball timeline in america this basketball history also deals with basketball inventor first regulations of basketball. The national basketball association (nba) history the national basketball association (nba) was founded in 1946 as the basketball association of america it adopted the name national basketball association in the fall of 1949 after adding several teams from the rival national basketball league (nbl. Baseball's official historian explains the origins of our national pastime baseball's official historian, john thorn, sets the record straight on the game's earliest days in the 1700s yes.
The history of basketball pre-reading questions : • how do you think basketball was born definitions : • superintendent - a person who is in charge or who. Basketball history: origin of the sport in contrast to other sports, basketball has a clear origin it is not the evolution from an ancient game or another sport and the inventor is well known: dr james naismith. History of basketball coaching 1922 to 2006 from the day dr naismith invented the game in 1892 there has been a gradual changing of the rules.