Bob Dro


Bob Dro

High School: Berne 1937


Inducted 1978

A 4-year athlete at tiny Berne High School led, his team to state tourney as a sophomore in 1935 ...  undefeated team the next year ... 2 more sectional titles ... 3-year starter at IU ... Hoosiers lost only 9 games in that span ...  in '40 won first NCAA championship ... second-team all-Big 10 that season, all-Big 10 as a senior ...  Look All-American ... 3-year standout for IU baseball team, played every position but pitcher ...  signed pro baseball contract with Brooklyn Dodgers ... injury ended his baseball career and also hampered his brief pro basketball career ... after World War II, he coached at Pendleton & Bluffton ... named assistant athletic director at IU in '57 ... in '73, became associate athletic director, then director of community relations.

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