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George Matthews
George Matthews

Danville, Ill.

Baseball, Basketball

Baseball (1936-39), Men's Basketball (1939)

Inducted: 1979

1939 baseball co-captain ... picked for U.S. College All-America squad at second base ... starting guard on the IIAC championship basketball team during the 1938-39 season ... played for the State Farm Chiefs in 1940 and again from 1948-51, when the Chiefs were nationally noted in softball ... served as a personnel consultant for eight of the State Farm Insurance Companies' regional offices ... died in 1985.