Bob Hammel


Museum Hours

Mon - Sat 10am to 5pm
Closed Sunday (December thru February)
Open Sunday 1pm to 5pm (March thru November)

Closed on December 31st, January 1st & January 2nd.

Adults and Teens $5
Children age 5-12 $3

408 Trojan Lane
New Castle IN 47362

Mailing Address:
One Hall of Fame Court
New Castle IN 47362



Bob Hammel

High School: Huntington 1953


Inducted 1996

Sports Editor of the Bloomington Herald-Times from 1966-1996. Prior to covering the Hoosiers, he was with newspapers in Huntington, Fort Wayne, Kokomo and Indianapolis. In May of 1995, he received the highest honor given to a basketball writer, the Curt Gowdy Award, from the Naismith Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass. Has been selected the top sportswriter in Indiana 15 times by the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association. Has written five books about Hoosier basketball and was editor of the Bob Hammel Indiana Basketball Magazine.

Bob Hammel

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