ELGIN BAYLOR — Basketball
As an indication of the esteem in which he was held by the National Basketball Association, Elgin Baylor was chosen as a member of the pro circuit’s All-Star team for 10 consecutive seasons, capping a Seattle University career which gained him All-American recognition.
ORIN E. “BABE” HOLLINGBERY — Coach (Football)
Many have tried but none have emulated his 17-year career as Washington State football coach, servitude highlighted by a dozen victories over the University of Washington. In addition to guiding the Cougars to all sorts of victories he guided Mel Hein and Turk Edwards to All-American rating.
FRED HUTCHINSON — Baseball
One of the Detroit Tiger’s all-time “big names,” Fred Hutchinson compiled a .572 lifetime winning percentage in his 10 seasons of service with the American League club. He then managed for 12 years in the majors and climaxed with his National League pennant-winning campaign in 1961. Hutchinson is one of the diamond game’s most respected figures and a Seattle legend.