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Inductees-Class of 1999

  • Inducted 1999

  • Inducted 1999

    Career
    Highlights

    • 1937 Valley Champion Baseball Team. Pitched Three No-Hitters - Two in Succession
    • Detroit Tigers - 1939 - 1940
    • Jonesboro, Arkansas - 1941 - 1942 Lead Batting Average: 410
    • Chicago White Sox - 1942 - 1943
    • World War II All-Major League Team 'Navy Wings'
    • Chicago White Sox 1945 - 1946


  • Inducted 1999

    Career
    Highlights

    • High School All-American in United States Jr. National Track & Field Championships - 1988
    • Co-Holders of the Golden Helmet Award
    • Northwood University - Full Football Scholarship
    • Dan: NAIA Academic Collegiate All-American - Junior Year
    • David: Voted Most Valuable Player and Field Performer at the Midland Graves Relay
    • David - The Only Bay County Athlete to Ever Win This Award



  • Inducted 1999

    Career
    Highlights

    • BCC Football Letter Winner 1962-63 (All Conference 1963)
    • AP/UPI/Detroit News All State (Football)
    • Michigan State Football Letter Winner 1965-66
    • All Big 10 1965, Rose Bowl Starter 1966
    • John Glenn High School Coach, Football, Track, Cross-Country, Basketball





  • Inducted 1999

    Career
    Highlights

    • Handy High School 1949 Grad -- 14 Varsity Letters (Basketball, Football, Baseball, Track & Swimming)
    • Quarterback for BC Handy in 26-0 Win over Bay City Central (1948)
    • Catcher/Pitcher Kiwanis Club Baseball 1947
    • Pole Vaulter, Track Relay Runner & Swim Team Diver




  • Inducted 1999

  • Inducted 1999

    Career
    Highlights

    • Football Tackle & Linebacker - 1960 - 1961 Elected Most Valuable Player
    • 1st Team All Valley - 1st Team All-State
    • Earned Fully Tendered Football Scholarship - University of Michigan
    • Played in University of Michigan's Big 10 Football Championship Team - 1964
    • Played in University of Michigan's 34 - 7 Rose Bowl Victory over Oregon State 1965
    • Three-Time Boston Marathon Runner



  • Inducted 1999

    Career
    Highlights

    • 1972 All State Dream Team (Football) - Bay City Central
    • Saginaw Valley Most Valuable Player 1972 -- Coach's Choice
    • Albion College Grad -- 1976 -- 1st Team All MIAA
    • Albion College Hall of Fame Inductee
    • Captain 1972 BCC Undefeated Championship Football Team
    • Class A Golden Helmet Award 1972



  • Inducted 1999

    Career
    Highlights

    • East Jordan HS Graduate -
      1955 (Baseball, Tennis, Football, Basketball, Track)
    • 1955 MHSAA State Singles Tennis Champion
    • Alma College 1955-57 (Basketball, Tennis)
    • Central Michigan University 1957-59 (Tennis Singles # 1)
    • 40 Years Swimming & Tennis Coach
      (419 Swim Meet Wins) (Handy, John Glenn, Western)
    • MISCA HOF 1989
      MHSCA HOF 1998
      MHSTeA HOF 2001
      John Glenn H.S HOF 2011



  • Inducted 1999

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay City St. Mary's 1960-64
    • Basketball All State, All American, All Conference (1962-64)
    • Boston College Basketball 1966-69 (3 Varsity Letters)
    • 2 NCAA Basketball Tournaments, 1 NIT Tourney
    • John Glenn High School Coach (12 Yrs Varsity Basketball) (22 Yrs Varsity Football)




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