A Brief History of Basketball
On December 21, 1891, a physical education teacher in Springfield, Massachusetts, looking to keep athletes occupied during the winter, hung some peach baskets on the balcony of the gymnasium.
With these peach baskets and an old soccer ball, he created something that revolutionized sports and became one of the most popular games in the world.
Learn more about the history of basketball and how it became a global phenomenon on this episode of Everything Everywhere Daily.
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