BOB WILLIAMS (Deceased)
Inducted: January 19, 1974 in Richmond, IN
High School Attended: Greensburg, IN Graduated: 1942
College Attended: Did not attend college; began work in Sports Department of the Indianapolis Star 1 year after high school in October, 1943.
Professional Career: Long-time sportswriter for the Indianapolis Star.
Professional Honors: Past-President of the Indiana Sportswriters & Sportscasters Association and Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame Board of Directors; received Joe Boland Award in 1974, presented by the Sportswriters & Sportscasters each year for contributions to youth.
Special Recognition: First Sportswriter of the Year, in 1972, named by Indiana Football Coaches Association; authored the book Hoosier Hysteria in 1997.
Mr. Williams passed away January 8, 2000.