A 23-yr referee, officiating 10 straight state tourneys from 1921 to ’30 … also officiated college basketball 1926-38, including Western Conference games much of that time …  worked 1921 state title game with ‘Piggy’ Lambert, and a Wabash-DePauw game with Birch Bayh Sr. … played baseball at Indianapolis Manual, and semi-pro later … served as secretary and business manager of Indianapolis Baseball Club 1930 to ’41 … from 1946 to ’53 was national administrator of American Legion Junior Baseball Program … ‘retired’ in 1953 but moved to Florida and was president of Florida International League.

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