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Hillard Gates Basketball Handbook 1942


This booklet is very cool and it all about Indiana Basketball. It was developed with support of Hillyard Gates and WOWO and WGL Radio in joint effort with Peter Eck-rich and Sons Company. You know Ech-rich as the company that makes hotdogs. However, they also should be know for this cool booklet, which discusses Marion Crawley and Washington, Indiana's state title in 1941. It provided some Indiana High School basketball history and even talks a little but of Big 10 basketball, showing images of Purdue's Ward Lambert and Indiana University Coach Branch McCracken. Hilliard Gates was an American sportscaster who was widely regarded as the founding father of Indiana sports broadcasting and the leading sportscaster in Indiana for decades. At the time this booklet was made, he was only 27 years old. He died at the age of 80 in late 1996.



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Eck-Rich Frankfurts


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Peter Eck-rich and Sons

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