42 min

The Mother of Women's Basketball | THE STORIES Spinsters

    • Basketball

Host of Them's The Rules and writer Bronwen Clark joins Haley and Jordan to tell the story of Senda Berenson Abbott, the author of the first Basketball Guide for Women and the woman who brought basketball to Smith College. It marked the first time women played organized basketball. Chaos and restrictive rules ensued—including requiring the women to play in corsets and shoot with their pinkies up.
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Host of Them's The Rules and writer Bronwen Clark joins Haley and Jordan to tell the story of Senda Berenson Abbott, the author of the first Basketball Guide for Women and the woman who brought basketball to Smith College. It marked the first time women played organized basketball. Chaos and restrictive rules ensued—including requiring the women to play in corsets and shoot with their pinkies up.
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42 min

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