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Warren Sperry
Warren Sperry

Hometown:
Bushnell, Ill.

Height / Weight:
5-3 / 155

Sport:
Football, Wrestling

Football (1937-39), Wrestling (1938-40)

Inducted: 1973

Three-year letterwinner in both football and wrestling ... nicknamed "The Mighty Mite" who belied his small size (5-foot-3, 155 pounds) by becoming an outstanding football lineman ... MVP of the 1939 squad ... captain of the wrestling team as a junior ... wrestled at 136 pounds and won all but one wrestling match as a senior ... represented Illinois State in national competition.