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Monday, 30 July 2012 18:57

Basketball M Staff Directory

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Sean Dooley
Head Coach                                
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Terry ZerrAssistant Coach
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Connor BechardGraduate Assistant Coach

Monday, 30 July 2012 18:56

Baseball Staff Directory

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Shane MilesGraduate Assistant Coach
Zach DurrStudent Assistant
Paul ShoresStudent Assistant
Monday, 30 July 2012 17:42

Emil S. Liston

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Baker Athletic Director 1920-45

Football Coach 1920-37, 1939-42

Founder of the NAIA

Builder of the University Stadium

Builder of the University Track

Helms Hall of Fame

NAIA Basketball Hall of Fame

Kansas All-Sports Hall of Fame

Four-year letterman

Monday, 30 July 2012 17:40

Karl E. Spear

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Baker Athletic Director 1946-73

Football Coach 1946-62

Track Coach 1946-52

Golf Coach 1948-

Conference Football Record: 75-39-4

Conference Golf Championships: 17 through 1977

National Golf Competition: 10 teams through ’77

Past President NAIA Golf Coaches Association

First President HAAC

Kansas Golf Coach of the Year 1977

Past NAIA District 10 Chairman

Monday, 30 July 2012 17:38

Thomas A. Hedrick

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Announcer for ABC’s Wide-World of Sports (1968-75)

Play-by-play announcer for three Super Bowls (1967, 68, 70)

CBS Play-by-play announcer for the Cotton Bowl (1970-76)

Voice of the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers (1967-70)

Voice of the Cincinnati Reds (1971-72)

Voice of the Kansas City Chiefs (1964-71)

Sports Director, KDFW, Dallas Texas (1973-75)

Director of the Kansas University Sports Network (1975)

Kansas Sportscaster of the year (1960, 61, 63, 64, 65, 66)

Missouri Sportscaster of the Year (1970)

Play-by-Play announcer for the Texas Rangers and Dallas Cowboys

Monday, 30 July 2012 17:35

Donald R. Lidikay

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Four-year letterman

Records set at Baker University in:

220-yard dash, 21.4 seconds

440-yard dash, 48.3 seconds, state record for 50 years

880 KU Relays 1927, New Record

Distance Medley, KU Relays, New Record

Mile Relay Team, K.C.A.C.

Member of Kansas City Athletic Club Team 1927

Competed in A.A.U. Junior Olympics

J.R. Griffith National Rules Honor Roll

Monday, 30 July 2012 17:33

Z. Arthur Nevins

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Outstanding athlete in all sports, Baker University 1915-1920.

Star center for the 1919 state champion basketball team.

Held the All-Kansas Conference center scoring record.

Center for the 1919 All-Star Team

Four-year letterman in football, basketball, baseball and track.

World War I interrupted “Nev’s” education at Baker. While serving in the Navy, “Nev” played in the 1918 Rose Bowl Game when Army played Navy.

Monday, 30 July 2012 17:30

John W. Laury

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Montgomery County High School Independence, Kan.

Coached girls basketball 1914-16, 1919-23

Kansas City Missouri School District

Northeast Junior High, coached tennis – 1923-25

Westport Junior High, coached football – 1925-28

Northeast High School, coached tennis – 1928-30

Manual High School, coached football, basketball, tennis – 1930-38

Southeast High School, coached football, basketball, tennis – 1938-60



Monday, 30 July 2012 17:27

Palmer Mai

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Four-year letterman in football and track

1953 averaged 5.8 Yards per Carry for 606 total yards

Had a 40.1 yards per kick average

Ranked second in the NAIA

Selected to the All-Conference Team, 1952-53

Participated in six track and field events, 1951-54

High-point man in every track meet, 1953-54

Holds Baker record of 24.2 seconds in the 220-yard low hurdles

Placed first at the NAIA outdoor track and field championships June 5-6, 1953 at Abilene, Texas, in the 200-yard low hurdles with a time of 24.5 seconds

Monday, 30 July 2012 17:25

Kermit Lange

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Lettered in football, basketball, track

Set the conference record in the shot put and discus

1930-31 Baker Wildcat Stated, “Kermit could always be counted on for ten points in the shot and discus.”

For the greater part of the 1930 season, led the nation in scoring, ending up with 135 points

Best punter in Baker history — many times kicking the ball end zone to end zone

Captain of the 1930 team

Elected captain of the All-Conference Team

Elected to the All-State, All-Missouri Valley, Al-Kappa Sigma, and was an honorable mention selection to the Kunte Rockne and The Associated Press All-American Teams, 1930; selected to play in the Shriner’s East-West All-Star Game, 1931;

Played professional football with teams in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Nomination Procedures

Anyone is eligible to write an open letter of nomination regarding an individual they believe to be worthy of induction to the Baker University Athletic Hall of Fame. The nominations must be received by December 31 to be considered for induction during the next calendar year. Once an individual is nominated, he or she remain in an active file for review by the Hall of Fame Selection Committee. The selection committee sends recommendations in the spring to the President of the University for final approval for fall induction.

Nominating Categories

- Former Baker University athletes

- Current and former coaches or athletic administrators

- Meritorious service to the Baker University athletic programs

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