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T.L. Handy High School

  • Inducted 2003

  • Inducted 2004

  • Inducted 2001

    Career
    Highlights

    • Football - Bay City Handy - Defensive End
    • All Conference & All State Senior Yr at Handy
    • Detroit Free Press Dream Team
    • 4 Year Letterman at Michigan State
    • Academic All Big 10 at MSU Two Yrs
    • Michigan College Scholar/Athlete 1988

  • Inducted 2001

    Career
    Highlights

    • Handy Coach - Basketball, Football, Golf & Wrestling
    • Western High - Basketball, Football, Golf & Wrestling
    • University of Maryland - All American Football & Lacross
    • Boxing Champ - Southern Conference -- 1947
    • State of Michigan Golf & Wrestling Official
    • Passed Away in 2000
  • Inducted 1998

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay City Handy 1959-1962 Football
    • All Valley, All State, All American 1962 - Football (End)
    • University of Michigan Football 1964-66 / 3 Yr Letterman
    • 1963 - Outstanding Freshman U of M - John Maulbausch Award
    • 1965-66 Academic All Big 10 & Yost Award Winner for All Around Student-Athlete
    • Member 1965 Rose Bowl & Big 10 Champion Football Team



  • Inducted 2010

    Career
    Highlights

    • Handy HS-First Team in Baseketball & Baseball
    • MVP Michigan Coaches All Star Basketball Game
    • Played Baseball at Seminole JC, U of Hawaii & NE Oklahoma State
    • Third Team D1 Baseball All American at U of Hawaii
    • Played AA Baseball in the Atlanta Braves Organization
    • Coaches Youth Baseball & Basketball

    >> Click HERE to read the MLive story.

  • Inducted 1997

    Career
    Highlights

    • Coached Handy High School Baseball Team to 1987 State Championship
    • Coached Handy High School Baseball Team to 8 Saginaw Valley League Championships
    • 1975 Class A Coach of the Year
    • 1988 - Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame Inductee
    • 1997 - Reached 500 Career Wins in Varsity Boys + Girls Basketball
  • Inducted 2007

    Career
    Highlights

    • Little League 'Pony' Federation Baseball
    • Pee Wee Jr. Sr. Mens Ice Hockey, Flag Football Mens Sr. League Bay City
    • Varsity Wrestling , Baseball T.L. Handy
    • Amateur Boxer 1957-68 Pro Boxer 1968-79.
    • Coached Boxing 1965-79. Started Jr. Olympics.
    • U.S.A. Boxing Coach 1977-78-79, Originator of Toughman Contest 1979, Pro Spar Partner
    • Operates Oswalds Bear Ranch Since 1984

  • Inducted 2006

    Career
    Highlights

    • BC Handy 1952 Graduate - 11 Varsity Letters in Football, Baseball & Basketball
    • Made last basket in 37-36 win over BC Central as freshman in 1st Handy/Central Basketball game
    • Times First All-City Grid Team 1949 - Quarterback
    • Football Co-Captain 1951 - Arrowhead Conference Champs
    • Offer to play for Detroit Tiger farm team in Jamestown NY in 1952
    • Officiated High School Football & Basketball 15 Yrs.
  • Inducted 2011

    Career
    Highlights

    • Wrestling Coach 1968-1981 - Bay City Handy & Bay City Western
    • Career Record: 108 Wins, 22 Losses, 1 Draw
    • Eight Time Champion Saginaw Valley League
    • His Teams - Only One Dual Loss Between 1971-1975

    >> Click HERE to read the MLive story.

  • Inducted 2000

    Career
    Highlights

    • BC Handy All Conference Football 1958-59
    • All-State Honorable Mention - Football - 1958-59
    • Central Michigan - All Conference Wrestling 1960
    • Wrestling Coach - Bay City Central
    • Wrestling Coach Bay City Handy
    • Michigan Wrestling Hall of Fame 1993


  • Inducted 2009

    Career
    Highlights

    • Earned 13 Varsity Letters at CMU. Graduated 1940
    • Set CMU Single game & Career Basketball Scoring Records
    • Led CMU in Basketball scoring 3 Years
    • CMU Pole Vault Record Holder. Olympic Trials in Pole Vault
    • Inducted into CMU Sports Hall of Fame - Class of 1987
    • Teacher, Coach, Athletic Director & Counselor at Handy High School
    Click HERE To Read MLive Article.
  • Inducted 2002

    Career
    Highlights

    • BC Handy Football, Baseball, Wrestling Letter Winner 1968-72
    • All State Football Senior Year - 6.9 Yards/Carry Average
    • Held Central Michigan Record for Tackles (128) Senior Year
    • Team Member - CMU National Champion Football
    • Team Member of CMU's First MAC Team (8-1-2 Record)
    • Local Baseball Coach - Kawkawlin Youth, PONY and Colt Leagues
  • 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 2006

    Career
    Highlights

    • Varsity Baseball 3 years T.L. Handy (1956-59)
    • Golf Champion 2 years Tri-county Chamber of Commerce
    • Led Handy Golfers to State Finals
    • Basketball - All Time B.C.J.C. Scoring Leader 23.1 per game. High game score of 37 pts. (1959-61)
    • Basketball - Golf Scholarship Aquinas College (1961-63)
    • As Golf Team Captain, Led Ferris State to N.A.I.A. State Championship & on to N.A.I.A. Nationals
    • Coached High School Basketball & Golf
    • Basketball Official - 12 yrs.
  • Inducted 1993

    Career
    Highlights

    • Bay City T.L. Handy High School Football 1965-1968; First Team All Valley 1968
    • University of Nebraska Football 1968-1973; National Champion 1970-1971
    • Nebraska Career Record Football - Tight End Most Passes Caught
  • Inducted 1996

    Career
    Highlights

    • 1950 - All-City Football - Handy
    • 1st Team - Detroit News Baseball
    • County Federation Batting Champ
    • Flint NW - Baseball Coach - State Champs
    • Inducted Michigan Baseball Coaches HOF
  • Inducted 2006

    Career
    Highlights

    • BC Handy Graduate (1971-75) Football, Basketball, Baseball
    • 1975 All State Class A Baseball
    • Alma College Baseball records hits, runs, bases, triples
    • Batting Average 1978 - 505
    • Four Years Varsity Basketball - Top Ten Alma field goal percentage
    • Honorable Mention All MIAA
    • All MIAA outfielder, 1978 MIAA League Champions
    • 1978 Career Leader Batting 415
    • Drafted by Kansas City Royals
    • Inducted into Alma College Hall of Fame 1994
  • Inducted 2009

    Career
    Highlights

    • The driving force with husband, Bud, behind the very successful Bay City SW Little League
    • Over 42 Years SW Little League Volunteer as President, Player Agent & Board Member
    • Assistant Little League District 14 Administrator for 27 Years
    • T.L. Handy High School Pride Association Treasurer from inception until 1990
    • Recipient of 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award
    Click HERE To Read MLive Article.
  • Inducted 2002

    Career
    Highlights

    • Handy High Saginaw Valley Champion - Baseball
    • Central Michigan University Baseball
    • 1st Team All-American at CMU
    • All Time CMU Best Season Batting Average - .441
    • Drafted by Detroit Tigers
    • Batted .500 in Rookie Season in Minor League Baseball

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