Category Archives: sports

Serendipity: The Life of Kenesaw Mountain Landis

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. You just never know what you will find when you dive into one of our photographic collections!  The collection in question here contains the work of Helen Wallace. Helen … Continue reading

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game!

*Post written by Mona Meyer, Archives and Special Collections Metadata Librarian. As the World Series gets near, I thought it might be interesting to look at Evansville and baseball. First, look at this beauty—Bosse Field.   It opened June 17, 1915, … Continue reading

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You Know My Name: Bob Griese

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. In our final installment in our series, “You Know My Name”, we explore an Evansville native whom was numerous accolades in the college football and NFL: … Continue reading

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You Know My Name: Jerry Sloan

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Our next entry in our series, “You Know My Name”, we focus on a basketball coaching legend, Jerry Sloan. Considered one of the best coaches in … Continue reading

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You Know My Name: John Hollinden

*Post written by James Wethington, library assistant of the University Archives and Special Collections. Evansville has a unique place in history because of having numerous professional athletes play here for numerous sports such as baseball and basketball. Over the next … Continue reading

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