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The Holy Grail of Hoops - a book by Swade, Josh

The Holy Grail of Hoops

One Fan's Quest to Buy the Original Rules of Basketball

The Holy Grail of Hoops( )
Author: Swade, Josh
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated
Imprint:Sports Publishing
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $4.99
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When Josh Swade found out that the original 13 rules of basketball, penned by Dr. James Naismith--the father of modern basketball--were up for auction, he knew that it was his duty as a lifelong Jayhawks fan to make sure that they ended up where they belonged. Penned in 1891, Naismith’s original rules were auctioned off by Sotheby’s in New York City on December 10, 2010. Upon hearing the news that Naismith’s grandson, Ian Naismith, had offered the...
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Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Basketball

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