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Naismith's Grandson Visits Campus

June 5, 2012

Naismith's grandson visits campus

Jim Naismith, the grandson of James Naismith, who invented basketball at Springfield College in 1891, and his wife Beverly, visited the Springfield College campus on June 4. The couple, from Corpus Christi, Texas, toured the campus and met with Springfield College historian Jeff Monseau, where information was shared about Jim's famous grandfather. Here, Jim and Beverly pose with the Naismith Statue on Naismith Green on campus.

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