J. DOXIE MOORE (Deceased)
Inducted: August 18, 1979 in Richmond, IN
High School Attended: Delphi Graduated: 1930
High School Honors: All-Sectional and All-Regional 3 years in a row; All-State Honorable Mention; captain senior year; 1929 only team in state to go undefeated in regular season and was highest scoring team in state; made Sweet 16 in 1928 and 1930.
College Attended: Purdue University Graduated: 1934
Professional Athletic Background: Played on Continental Wire Company and Enrich Paint Company semi-pro basketball teams; coached Sheboygan Red Skins, the Anderson Packers, and the Milwaukee Hawks in the 1950s, with the Red Skins qualifying for NBL playoffs due to a 26-18 record.
Coaching Experience: Coached all sports 4 years at West Lafayette HS; coached all sports at Mt. Vernon Township HS, IL.
Coaching Honors: Won Conference Championship in football.
Special Recognition: Officiated high school football 10 years; inducted into Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame in 1978 and Illinois Coaches Hall of Fame; served as commissioner of National Professional Basketball League during its one year of existence; served as an administrative assistant of Governor George Craig in the 1950s.
Mr. Moore passed away April 23, 1986.