Newspaper clip regarding Eugene Libby and basketball history (September 2, 1948)

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Title

Newspaper clip regarding Eugene Libby and basketball history (September 2, 1948)

Description

This clipping of a newspaper article is named "With a Grain of Salt". The article talks about Springfield College alumnus Eugene Libby's death and the invention of basketball. The article reports that Libby died "yesterday", which indicates that the article is probably written on September 2, 1948, since Libby died September 1, 1948. In the article, some original rules and settings of basketball were introduced. Dr. James Naismith and Amos Alonzo Stagg were also mentioned.

Date

1948-09-02

Identifier

libby-eugene-article-grain-salt

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Original Format

newspaper

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libby-eugene-article-grain-salt.jpg

Citation

Moore, Frank Moore, Bill, “Newspaper clip regarding Eugene Libby and basketball history (September 2, 1948),” The First Basket Ball Players, accessed June 28, 2022, https://basketballplayers.omeka.net/items/show/72.