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WellbornBrothersRankin 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.

Rankin lettered in basketball and track as a regular on the undefeated team of 1919. Known widely for his ability to shoot the foul shot. Honorable mention to the coaches All-Conference Team in 1919 and 1920. In 1920 he won the conference track meet in the half-mile. Member of Zeta Chi. M.A. Degree from Emporia State. Taught and coached, later serving as superintendent of schools, at Lyndon for 20 years. After resigning his post, he worked for many years with the Lyndon State Bank.

 

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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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