W. GEORGE EVERSMAN (Deceased)
Inducted: August 18, 1979 in Richmond, IN
Date of Birth: July 8, 1903 in Richmond
High School Attended: Richmond Graduated: 1919
High School Honors: Won letters in track, basketball, and tennis (no football); earned Regional and State honors in tennis.
College Attended: Purdue University Graduated: 1923
College Honors: Won letters in football, baseball, and basketball; president of Senior Class; selected to All-State and Big 10 Conference teams in these sports.
Professional Athletic Background: Played with Clinton, IA, Bulldogs football team and Paxton, IL, Fans basketball team.
Coaching Experience: Coached football, basketball, and baseball under the direction of Ward Lambert and James Phelan.
Outstanding Players Coached: “Red" Mackey, “Stretch” Murphy, and many others.
Special Recognition: Selected in 1968 and 1969 to Who’s Who in America for Business and Life Accomplishment; Purdue University's Lambert baseball field was upgraded with a new press box and renovated stands due to the Eversman family's generosity in 1990.
Family: Wife, Ruth; sons, George H. and Walter.
Mr. Eversman passed away December 9, 1993.