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James Naismith's Net Worth (2022), Wiki And More Facts


Occupation: Physical educator, Physician, Christian chaplain, Sports coach, and Inventor of the game of basketball
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James Naismith Net Worth

James Naismith's net worth:

4,500,000 USD

Earnings: How does James Naismith make his money and how much he makes?

James Naismith was an Canadian-American Physical educator, Physician Christian chaplain, Sports coach, and Inventor of the game of basketball.

After completing the YMCA Physical Director training program that had brought him to Springfield, he was hired as a full-time faculty member in 1891.

He is looking for a game that will be as popular as the ones that were current at the time, a game that will have fewer touches and fewer injuries, and he designed basketball. He combined his thoughts into 13 basic rules.

By 1892, basketball had grown so popular on campus that Dennis Horkenbach (editor-in-chief of The Triangle, the Springfield college newspaper) featured it in an article called "A New Game", and there were calls to call this new game "Naismith Ball", but Naismith refused.

James Naismith's net worth was $4.5 million at time of his death.

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  1. Earnings: How does James Naismith make his money and how much he makes?
  2. James Naismith's net worth over the years
  3. Age: How old is James Naismith? Where was he born?
  4. James Naismith's height and weight
  5. What is his real/full name?
  6. Family: Does James Naismith have any brothers, sisters or kids?
  7. James Naismith's quotes
  8. Education: Did James Naismith go to college?

James Naismith's net worth over the years


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Age: How old is James Naismith? Where was he born?


Hometown: The famous physician was born in Almonte, Ontario, on Nov 06, 1861.
Age: James Naismith is 160 years old now. Nationality: Canadian-American Ethnicity: White Sign of the Zodiac: Scorpio

James Naismith's height and weight


Let's find out how tall James Naismith is and how much he weighs.
  • Height in cm and feet: 180 cm / 5 ft 9 in
  • Weight in kg and lbs: 81 kg / 178 lbs

What is his real/full name?


James Naismith's real/full name is James Naismith.

Family: Does James Naismith have any brothers, sisters or kids?


Children: James Naismith has 2 sons and 3 daughters.

Parents: 

James Naismith’s father is John Naismith.
James Naismith’s mother is Margaret Young.

Siblings: James Naismith has a sister named Annie Naismith and a brother named Robbie Naismith.

James Naismith's quotes


We handpicked James Naismith’s best inspirational quotes for you:
Basketball doesn’t build character it reveals it.
Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals.
The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play ‘Drop the Handkerchief.’
Basketball really had its origin in Indiana, which remains the center of the sport.
I am sure that no man can derive more pleasure from money or power than I do from seeing a pair of basketball goals in some out of the way place.
I want to leave the world a better place for me having been here.
Basketball is a pure invention.
In case of dispute, the umpire shall throw it straight into the field.

Education: Did James Naismith go to college?


High school:

  • Almonte District High School

College:

  • Springfield College
  • The Presbyterian College
  • McGill University



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