6 edition of The first book of basketball found in the catalog.
Discusses the rules, skills, and techniques of basketball.
|Statement||by Don Schiffer, rev. by Bill Gutman ; illustrated by Rod Slater.|
|LC Classifications||GV885.1 .S34 1977|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||66 p. :|
|Number of Pages||66|
|LC Control Number||77003219|
The history of basketball began with its invention in in Springfield, Massachusetts by Canadian physical education instructor James Naismith as a less injury-prone sport than football. Naismith was a year old graduate student when he created the indoor sport to keep athletes indoors during the winters. The game became established fairly quickly and grew very popular as the 20th century. Find a huge variety of new & used Sports Recreation Basketball books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop Sports Recreation Basketball books at Alibris.
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