CRAWFORD, ALVIN B.

ALVIN B. CRAWFORD  (Deceased)

Inducted: September 14, 1985 in Lebanon, IN

Date of Birth: May 17, 1925 in Lebanon

High School Attended: Kirklin, IN               Graduated: 1943

High School Honors: 4th Team All-State by Indianapolis Times.

Special Note: At the end of World War II in Europe, chosen from 190 candidates (high school and college athletes) to play on the 84th Infantry Division Football Team; was chosen for All-Star Olympic Team and won all 3 games; played in Olympic Stadium in Berlin, Germany.

College Attended: Purdue University                            Graduated: 1950

Coaching Experience: Head coach at Lebanon 1950-1963 with record of 81-37-5; last 3 seasons had record 8-0-1 (1961), 7-1-1 (1962), and 7-2-0 (1963).

Outstanding Players Coached: 23 players were Honorable Mention or All-State selections.

Coach Crawford passed away September 18, 2004.