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Class of 1962 - Under Hall of Fame coach Hank Iba, Jack McCracken led NW Missouri State to 43 consecutive wins and a perfect 31-0 record in 1929-30. An AAU player, he was an All-America in eight of 12 seasons, and won three AAU National titles. A visionary sports businessman, Contributor Frank Morganweck operated professional teams in more than 14 Eastern and Western cities from 1901 to 1932. During his 30-year involvement with pro ball, many of his teams won titles. An All-America and 1910 National College Player of the Year, Harlan "Pat" Page led the University of Chicago to a National AAU Championship in 1907, and three unofficial national collegiate titles. Standing only 5'4" tall, Barney Sedran turned pro in 1912 after three great years at New York University. He starred with the Utica team in the New York State League, leading the squad to the 1914 title. Coach at Ohio State, Lynn St. John helped promote formal national and international rules. He served on the NCAA Basketball Rules Committee from 1912 to 1937, including 18 years as Chair, and on the first Basketball Olympic Committee in 1936. Player John "Cat" Thompson earned his nickname from his cleverness, quickness and superior condition. The three-time All-America led Montana to a 72-4 record in two seasons and the unofficial 1929 national championship. Class of 1963 - At 6'8" with a devastating hook shot, Bob "Ace" Gruenig was considered one of basketball's first great big men. The 10-time AAU All-America led Denver teams to AAU National Championships in 1937, 1939 and 1942. Bill Reid was one of the nation's leading college coaches and administrators. At Colgate, his teams compiled a 135-52 record from 1919 to 1928. He served as President of the ECAC and Vice President of the NCAA from 1942 to 1946. Class of 1964 - From 1920 to 1930, Player Nat Holman was one of basketball's most accurate shooters and an exceptional ball handler. He helped make the pivot play and man-to-man defensive switch standard techniques. Holman later coached the City College of New York for 37 seasons, winning 423 games. In 1950, he guided the Beavers to the NIT and NCAA Championships, the first and only college team in history to win both post-season tournaments in the same year. All are Silver Relief medallions. McCracken is in NM condition. Morganweck is in excellent condition; slight wear on tip of nose. Page is in fair to good condition; scratches on tip of nose and cheek, slight background scratch, two dimples in background caused by mounting bolts. Sedran is in very good condition; two dimples on background caused by mounting bolts. St. John is in good condition; scratches on tip of nose and on background. Thompson is in good condition; scratches on forehead and eyelid, slight scratches on background. Gruenig is in fair to good condition; scratched and chipped on jaw and ear, background scratched. Reid is in very good condition; slight scratches on tip of nose. Holman is in excellent condition; very slight scratch on tip of nose.
Basketball Hall of Fame Classes of 1962, 1963 & 1964 Medallions Including Nat Holman (9)
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