Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

American history museum and basketball hall of fame

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is an American history museum and hall of fame. It is located at 1000 Hall of Fame Avenue in Springfield, Massachusetts. It is basketball's most complete library, in addition to promoting and preserving the history of basketball.[1]

It was dedicated to Canadian-American physician and inventor of the sport James Naismith, it was opened and inducted its first class in 1959.

References change

  1. Linn, Charles (January 2003), "Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame", Architectural Record, archived from the original on 2008-07-05