Arete, Sport and Society, American Sport History, Basketball, YMCA, James A. Naismith, Inventors, Yale
Basketball; Inventors; Naismith, James A.; YMCA of the USA; Yale University
Invented in the United States by a Canadian in the late 19th century, basketball may be the most American of all sports. Within less than a half century it became the most popular participatory sport in North America. Yesterday was the 125th Birthday of what is often called, “The City Game.”
Sport and Society for Arete
College of Arts and Humanities
Crepeau, Richard C., "Basketball's Birthday" (2016). On Sport and Society. 634.