Tony Hinkle

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Birthday
9, 1899
Birthplace
Logansport, IN
Death Date
Sep 21, 1992 (92)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
9, 1899
Birthplace
Logansport, IN
Death Date
Sep 21, 1992 (92)

About

Legend of Indiana sports who coached football, baseball, and most importantly baseball at Butler University, winning 1,000 games combined among all three.

Before Fame

He was a three-sport letterman at the University of Chicago, earning All-American honors in basketball in 1920.

Trivia

He coached basketball for 41 years at Butler College, and was dubbed the 'Dean of Indiana College Basketball Coaches,' having at one point 55 of his former players coach basketball in the state.

Family Life

He was born in Logansport, Indiana.

Associated With

He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, as a contributor - the same honor earned by James Naismith himself.