Basketball is built into the fabric of Springfield College. The game was invented by Springfield College instructor and graduate student James Naismith in 1891, and has grown into the worldwide athletic phenomenon we know it to be today. Springfield College students continue to be innovators and leaders in their fields.
History of basketball In early December 1891, Canadian American Dr. James Naismith, a physical education professor and instructor at the International Young Men's Christian Association Training School (YMCA) (today, Springfield College) in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA), was trying to keep his gym class active on a rainy day.
The History of Basketball. Lacking a safe activity to occupy his young athletes during the long cold Springfield, MA. winter of 1891, YMCA International Training School physical education teacher James Naismith got creative. He nailed peach baskets to the lower rung of his gymnasium’s balcony, dug up an ‘association football’ (known today as a soccer ball), and soon hatched the rules for what would later become a game with close to a billion devotees: basketball.
Basketball was invented in December 1891 by the Canadian clergyman, educator, and physician James Naismith. Naismith introduced the game when he was an instructor at the Young Men's Christian Association Training School (now Springfield College) in Springfield, Massachusetts.
The first public game of basketball was played in a YMCA gymnasium and was recorded by the Springfield Republican on March 12th, 1892. The instructors played against the students. The instructors...
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