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Rich Olson
Rich Olson



Baseball (1972-74)

Inducted: 1981

Three-year baseball letterwinner as a second baseman ... received all-conference honors as a sophomore in 1972 ... named co-captain in 1974 ... had a free-agent tryout with the Cleveland Indians in 1975 ... filled in at second base during an intrasquad game for the Chicago White Sox, drawing praise from White Sox manager Tony LaRussa, who called him "the star of the game defensively." ... played on the national runner-up in softball in 1980.