Basketball was Invented by Springfield College instructor and graduate student James Naismith in 1891.
Born: January 23, 1870 in Lockport, New York (USA) Died: December 27, 1942 Enshrined: 1985 Country: United States Category: Leader / Inventor
Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are divided by a net.
On this day in 1895, a Holyoke man created a game called 'mintonette.
While there have been a few conspiracy theories regarding the inventor of basketball, it was Canadian doctor James Naismith who had actually invented the game in America in 1891.
The game of volleyball, originally called "mintonette", was invented in 1895 by William G.
History Volleyball has come a long way from the dusty-old YMCA gymnasium of Holyoke, Massachusetts, USA, where the visionary William G.
Established in 1988 to honor an organization or team for its significant contributions and commitment to the sport of volleyball.
William George Morgan (January 23, 1870 – December 27, 1942) was the inventor of volleyball, originally called "Mintonette", a ...
Massachusetts designated basketball as the official state sport on August 8th, 2006; basketball was invented in 1891 by a Springfield, Massachusetts teacher.