ROBERT A. HAAK (Deceased)
Inducted: July 30, 1976 in Bloomington, IN
Date of Birth: March 26, 1916 in Hammond
High School Attended: Hammond Graduated: 1935
High School Honors: All-Conference Tackle 1934; State Heavyweight Wrestling Champ 1934.
College Attended: Indiana University Graduated: 1939
College Honors: All-Big Ten Tackle 1938; in starting lineup of 1939 All-Star Game at Chicago; Indiana University Most Valuable Player and Grantland Rice 2nd Team All-American 1938; played in first North-South College All-Star Game in Montgomery, AL, 1938 (now known as Blue-Gray Game).
Professional Athletic Background: Played with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1939 season.
Coaching Experience: Freshman line coach at Indiana University 1940.
Special Recognition: Inducted into Indiana Wrestling Hall of Fame; received the Zora Clevenger Award 1970.
Mr. Haak passed away November 1, 1992.