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    1930's James Naismith Handwritten Comments on "The Rules." While not a complete work, this group of seven handwritten pages on basketball's rules covers their development and the contentious issues that developed between multiple ruling bodies. "In 1915," Naismith writes, "the colleges began to rebel against certain rules of the AAU & since basketball had been so widely adopted by the colleges they felt that they should be entitled to edit their own set of rules..." This is an important part of basketball's history, as detailed by the inventor himself. One of the pages comments on the A. J. Reach Company and their efforts in publishing the rules as part of their annual basketball guide. Seven pages are in EX condition, with 9/10 pencil writing. LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    December, 2006
    15th Friday
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