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James Naismith: The Man Who Invented Basketball
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Hardcover
Book cover for 9781439901335
 
from Temple Univ Pr (October 28, 2009)
9781439901335 | details & prices | 194 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.78 lbs | List price $54.50
About: It seems unlikely that James Naismith, who grew up playing OC Duck on the RockOCO in the rural community of Almonte, Canada, would invent one of AmericaOCOs most popular sports.
Paperback
Book cover for 9781439901342
 
from Temple Univ Pr (June 3, 2011)
9781439901342 | details & prices | 198 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.57 lbs | List price $24.95
About: Rains and Carpenter chronicle how James Naismith developed the original rules of basketball, coached the game at the University of Kansas--establishing college basketball in the process--and was honored for his work at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin.