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Glen Honsbruch
Glen Honsbruch

Peotone, Ill.

Baseball, Basketball

Baseball (1950-52), Men's Basketball (1949-52)

Inducted: 2000

Four-year letterwinner in basketball and three-year letterwinner in baseball ... was the first basketball player in school history to record 1,000 career points (1,258) ... captain of the 1951-52 Redbird basketball team ... 1951 baseball MVP ... played one season in the minor leagues for the St. Louis Browns ... following graduation, Honsbruch joined the Army and served in the Korean War ... upon his return, he began a successful coaching career as a teacher, coach and administrator, including 20 years as principal at Bryant School in Harvey, Illinois ... died in 1998.