Basketball is built into the fabric of Springfield College. The game was invented by Springfield school literary and graduate student James Naismith in 1891, and has grown into the worldwide lithe phenomenon we know it to be today.
It was the winter of 1891-1892. Inside a gymnasium at Springfield speculative (then known as the International YMCA Training School), located in Springfield, Mass., was a action of tense assistant professor students. The teenage men had to be there; they were required to participate in indoor undertakings to burn off the activity that had been building stirring in the past their football season ended. The gymnasium class offered them happenings such as marching, calisthenics, and apparatus work, but these were anodyne substitutes for the more exciting games of football and lacrosse they played in warmer seasons.
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