James Naismith Portrayal by Bill Worley
- Watkins Community Museum of History (June 2, 2008)
- Categories: Museums | Event
- Event posted: June 2, 2008
- Last updated: Feb. 19, 2009
- Saturday, June 7, 2008, 3 p.m.
- Watkins Museum of History, 1047 Massachusetts St., Lawrence
- Age limit: Not available
As part of the Kansas Humanities Council's History Alive program, Bill Worley of Kansas City, Mo., will portray Naismith, who invested basketball while in Springfield, Mass. Naismith moved to Lawrence in 1898, and he was also the first Kansas University basketball coach.