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WellbornBrothersFred Wellborn

A family who brought honor to the University through their athletic achievements as well as their service and devotion to their alma mater. Perhaps never before or since has one family made such a positive impact upon the athletic life of Baker University.

Fred lettered in basketball and track where he served as track team captain in 1918. Held Kansas Conference record in the half mile. Captain in 1918. Kansas conference record in the half mile. Member of Zeta Chi. Received M.A. from Kansas University in 1923, and his Ph.D. from Wisconsin in 1926. Professor of history at Iowa State Teachers College, 1926-1946; Professor of history at University of Maryland, 1946-1969, during which time he conducted classes at the Pentagon and other East Coast military bases. Author of two books. Listed in Who’s Who in the East.

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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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