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How Did Baketball Get Invented?

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Asked by radha sharma, 17 Jan '13 04:36 pm
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William schindler made it
Answered by Quest, 17 Jan '13 05:31 pm

 
  
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At Springfield YMCA, Naismith struggled with a rowdy class which was confined to indoor games throughout the harsh New England winter and thus was perpetually short-tempered. Under orders from Dr. Luther Gulick, head of Springfield YMCA Physical Education, Naismith was given 14 days to create an indoor game that would provide an "athletic distraction": Gulick demanded that it would not take up much room, could help its track athletes to keep in shape[6] and explicitly emphasized to "make it fair for all players and not too rough."[5]

In his attempt to think up a new game, Naismith was guided by three main thoughts.[4] Firstly, he analyzed the most popular games of those times (rugby, lacrosse, soccer, football, hockey and baseball); Naismith noticed the hazards of a ball and concluded that the big soft soccer ball was safest. Secondly, he saw that most physical contact occurred while running with the ball, dribbling or hitting it, so he decided that passing was the only legal option ...more
Answered by Keteshwari Manthapuram, 17 Jan '13 04:42 pm

 
  
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