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The History of Basketball, Volleyball

The History of Basketball, Volleyball

Did you know basketball and volleyball were invented by YMCA instructors? James Naismith, a medical doctor and Presbyterian minister, invented the game of basketball at the YMCA training school in Springfield, Massachusetts, in 1891. His colleague, William Morgan, as the physical education director at the YMCA in Holyoke, Massachusetts, invented volleyball in 1895.

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