Dr. James Naismith
From: Poor, orphaned farm boy & school drop-out
To: Minister, Medical Doctor, Physical Educator, Humanitarian, and Inventor of Basketball. A fun, dynamic
living history performance with thematic elements including:
History, 1860-1940 (Civil War, to WWII Overcoming Adversity; Creativity & creative problem solving; “Muscular Christianity”; YMCA; Springfield College Women’s History; Physical education; Coaching Character, sportsmanship; Fitness, exercise & Basketball!!!