Branch McCracken


Museum Hours

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

We will be closed on Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day

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



Branch McCracken

High School: Monrovia 1926


Inducted 1963

His Indiana University Hoosiers won 3 Big 10 titles, 1 co-championship and 8 runner-up spots ... under his confident leadership, IU won national championships in 1940 and 1953 ... distinguished coaching career followed an equally luminous playing career, during which he set a Big 10 scoring record at IU and was an all-Big 10 selection ... played professionally in Indianapolis; Fort Wayne; Dayton, Ohio; and Oshkosh, Wis. ... as a student at Monrovia High School, twice led school with only 32 male students to the champioship of the Tri-State Tourney, a 74 team event a Cincinnati ... MVP of that tourney those years, 1925-26 ... coached 8 years at Ball State University before succeeding the legendary Everett Dean at IU.

Branch McCracken

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