J. DOXIE MOORE  (Deceased)

Inducted:  August 18, 1979 in Richmond, IN
Date of Birth:  February 13, 1911 in Delphi, IN

High School  Attended:  Delphi                     Graduated:  1930

High School Honors:  All-Sectional and All-Regional 3 years in a row; All-State Honorable Mention; captain senior year; 1929 only team in state to go undefeated in regular season and was highest scoring team in state; made Sweet 16 in 1928 and 1930.

College Attended:  Purdue University            Graduated:  1934
                           University of Colorado  MS       1937           
College Honors:  Played on two Big Ten Championship teams in football and two in basketball; played in back field and labeled best in USA; one of two players in world to play on four Big 10 Championship teams.

Professional Athletic Background:  Played on Continental Wire Company and Enrich Paint Company semi-pro basketball teams; coached Sheboygan Red Skins, the Anderson Packers, and the Milwaukee Hawks in the 1950s, with the Red Skins qualifying for NBL playoffs due to a 26-18 record.

Coaching Experience:  Coached all sports 4 years at West Lafayette HS; coached all sports at Mt. Vernon Township HS, IL.

Coaching Honors:   Won Conference Championship in football.

Special Recognition:  Officiated high school football 10 years; inducted into Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 1978 and Illinois Coaches Hall of Fame; served as commissioner of National Professional Basketball League during its one year of existence; served as an administrative assistant of Governor George Craig in the 1950s.

Mr. Moore passed away April 23, 1986.