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2015-16 Conference Champs

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LNollLarry Noll

Born in Peabody, Kan. Played high school football basketball and baseball in Falls City, Neb. Began at Baker in 1948 after serving 18 months in the Navy. Recalled into military while at Baker and served on Naval destroyer during Korean Conflict. Granted additional year of eligibility following return from service and became only athlete in Baker history to earn five football letters. Also earned two baseball letters and a golf letter.

Played both ways on football team — guard on offense and linebacker on defense. Earned first-team, second-team, and honorable mention all-conference honors in football. Led Wildcat defense in ’50 and was selected to all-state defense team. Selected twice by the Orange as Defensive Player of the Week in ’53. Received “special recognition” trophy following ’53 football season. Member of Sigma Phi Epsilon. Served as president. Earned Bachelor of Arts degree in 1954. Worked 22 years as corrective therapist with Veterans Administration in Kansas City. Served as administrative head of outpatient services for last six years with the VA. Remained active with the Raytown YMCA. Retired in 1982 to Lake of the Ozarks. Remains active as baseball umpire.


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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