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James Bowers
James Bowers

Baseball, Football

Football (1953-54), Baseball (1953-54)

Inducted: 1983

Two-year letterman in baseball as a catcher and two-year letterman in football as a guard at ... had a .254 career batting average ... coached wrestling, golf and football at the high school level for 29 years ... as the wrestling head coach at Bloomington High School, he compiled a 303-151-7 dual meet record ... won 12 conference championships, four sectional titles and a fifth-place finish in the IHSA State Meet in 1972 ... coached the BHS golf team to consecutive state golf championships in 1964-65.