Listen To James Naismith Talk About How He Invented Basketball (Audio)
If you’ve ever watched a basketball game, at some point you may have wondered to yourself, “exactly how did the creator of basketball come up with the concept of the game, what with all of the dribbling and the baskets and whatnot?”
Below, you’ll find an answer to that question, via an audio recording of an interview with basketball creator James Naismith from 1939.
If you’ve ever wondered what Naismith sounded like, this is your only opportunity to find out, as this audio from the University of Kansas library is the only known recording of Naismith.
Here’s the only known recording of James Naismith, inventor of basketball. Just discovered. Unbelievable and awesome https://t.co/OfjvNxcUpQ
— Jesse Temple (@jessetemple) December 15, 2015
Hat Tip – [Deadspin]