FREUDENTHAL, KURT

KURT FREUDENTHAL (Deceased)

Inducted: January 16, 1975 in Richmond, IN

Date of Birth:  December 13, 1922 in Mannheim, Germany

High School Attended: Richmond, IN            Graduated: 1940

High School Honors: Honor Roll

College Attended: Butler University

                          Columbia University          Graduated: 1944

Professional Career: Sportswriter, covering Indiana football at the high school and college levels since 1946; his work included coverage of major college and IHSAA games, including the Rose Bowl and several other top games around the country.

Special Recognition: Worked closely for a number of years with UPI Indiana High School Coaches Board in rating top teams in Indiana; worked with School Coaches Board in promotion of UPI Coaches Board All-State Teams; inducted into the Indiana Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association Hall of Fame in 2000; served in US Army in South Pacific during WWII.

Mr. Freudenthal passed away March 1, 2007.