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Richard Tate
Richard Tate

Hometown:
Bloomington, Ill.

Position:
Football & Baseball

Sport:
Football

Baseball (1927, 35), Football (1926-27)

Inducted: 1972

Two-time letterwinner in football and baseball ... his last-minute 43-yard touchdown dash gave ISU a 7-3 victory over Eureka College in 1926 ... he followed that feat by scoring three touchdowns in a 38-6 homecoming victory over Lincoln ... returned to the baseball team in 1935 but suffered a broken ankle stealing second base in a 7-6 victory over Wisconsin.