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Sports History

Click on the links below to read about some of the history of organized sports in the U.S.


  • Baseball History - Baseball, like most other popular sports, developed over a period of time with rules that became systematic in order to allow organized competition. Abner Doubleday is sometimes credited with creating... Continue Reading

  • Inventor of Basketball: James Naismith - Most sports fans know something about Dr. James A. Naismith, the inventor of basketball.... Continue Reading

  • Jesse Owens - Jesse Owens was a pioneering track athlete and is perhaps best remembered by sports aficionados as the man who upset Adolf Hitler's Aryan nation apple cart by not only winning four track and field gol... Continue Reading

  • Muhammad Ali - Muhammad Ali is a former American boxer, one of the greatest heavyweight fighters of all time. He is known the world over for his boxing career as well as his politcal activism. He received Sports Ill... Continue Reading

  • Louis Chevrolet - Louis Chevrolet was born on Christmas Day of 1878 in Swiss Jura, the center of the French dairy industry.... Continue Reading
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  • Augusta National Golf Club - Founded in 1932, Augusta National Golf Club is one of the most famous sports venues in North America. The Masters Tournament — one of the four ‘Grand Slam’ professional tournaments — is held there ann... Continue Reading