James Naismith

The Man Who Invented Basketball
Rains, Rob (Book - 2009)
James Naismith
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Authors: Rains, Rob
Statement of Responsibility: by Rob Rains ; with Hellen Carpenter ; foreword by Roy Williams
Title: James Naismith
the man who invented basketball
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Temple University Press, c2009
Characteristics: xvi, 198 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Growing up
The college years
The Springfield challenge
and a new game
The game is born
A new frontier
KU bound
The student arrives
A revolution calls
A raging war
Happy homecoming
Becoming a mentor
Olympic pride
The changing game
Death of a legend
A great game
the man, more than basketball
Subject Headings: Basketball United States History Naismith, James, 1861-1939
Topical Term: Basketball
Additional Contributors: Carpenter, Hellen
LCCN: 2009020102
ISBN: 1439901333
Branch Call Number: 796.323 R
Research Call Number: JFD 09-3645
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