Tony Hinkle

Tony Hinkle

Paul D. "Tony" Hinkle (December 19, 1899 – September 22, 1992) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player, coach, and college athletic administrator. He attended the University of Chicago, where he won varsity letters in three sports. Hinkle captained the Chicago Maroons basketball team for two seasons was twice selected as an All-American, in 1919 and 1920. After graduating from the University of Chicago, Hinkle moved on to Butler University as a coach. There, over the course of nearly 50 years, he served as the head football coach (1926, 1935–1941, 1946–1969), head basketball coach (1926–1942, 1945–1970), and head baseball coach (1921–1928, 1933–1941, 1946–1970). Hinkle was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a contributor in 1965. Butler's home basketball arena was renamed as Hinkle Fieldhouse in the coach's honor in 1966.

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Tony Hinkle - Coaching Career
... Hinkle joined Butler University in 1921 when they were still at the Irvington campus the university bought Fairview Park in 1922 and moved the campus there in 1928 ... At Butler, Hinkle served as a teacher, coach and athletic administrator for nearly half a century ... Basketballs were generally brown until Hinkle introduced the orange basketball in the late 1950s ...

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