George Crowe


George Crowe

High School: Franklin 1939


Inducted 1976

Scored 13 of Franklin High School's 22 points in 1939 state championship game loss to Frankfort ... Mr. Basketball ... All State ... called by legendary Coach Fuzzy Vandivier 'the best money player I have ever seen' ... 12 letters in 3 sports at Indiana Central ... center for a nationally ranked Greyhound team ... 6-4 standout played professional basketball 7 years with Los Angeles Red Devils, New York Renaissance and Harlem Yankees ... also a standout pitcher, he played Major League baseball 10 years, with the Cincinnati Reds, Milwaukee Braves and St. Louis Cardinals. His brother is Hall of Famer Ray Crowe.

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