NESBIT, BOB

BOB NESBIT (Deceased)

Inducted: April 5, 1976 in Terre Haute, IN

Date of Birth: January 4, 1902 in Kempton, IL

High School Attended: Terre Haute Garfield   Graduated: 1920

College Attended: Indiana State University 1920-1922

College Honors: Wrote College Sports for Terre Haute Star 1922-1934 and lettered in tennis 1922.

Professional Experience: Worked 33 years as sportswriter with Terre Haute Star 1922-1934, Terre Haute Tribune 1934-1955, and as City Editor of Tribune 1955-1967; at time of his induction, was still writing a weekly fishing column for Sunday Tribune Star; covered Purdue-IU Bucket Games 1928-1955 and was No. 1 booster and writer of football in Wabash Valley.

Special Recognition: Selected to All-Wabash Valley Football team 1934-1955.

Mr. Nesbit passed away June 1, 1984.