In 1905 Lawrence Peter Hollis went to Springfield, Massachusetts, before beginning his job as the secretary of the YMCA at Monaghan Mill in Greenville, South Carolina. While there, he met James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, and learned of the fledgling game. Armed with Dr. Naismith's rules of the game and a basketball he bought in New York, Hollis returned to the mill and changed the face of athletics in South Carolina.
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Book Description McFarland & Company, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110786403985
Book Description McFarland & Company, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0786403985