Inductee — Don Foreman

donforemanDon Foreman

Class of 1995

Birthplace: Indianapolis, IN

Coach

Biography:

The coach at Warren Central High School in Marion County for 31 years winning the schools first sectional title in 1967. He went on to win 10 sectional titles, 1 regional title, 3 Marion County Titles and

2 CSAC titles. His teams compiled an overall record of 459-249-5. For a few years he served as a District Representative for the IHSBCA. In the 80s he helped establish the Warren Central Coaches Hall of Fame and was twice its president, and later inducted into that hall of fame. Upon his retirement from teaching in 1997 the Warren Township School Board named the varsity baseball field after him—Foreman Field. He also spent 17 years as an assistant wrestling coach and was a part of the state championship in 1980.

A graduate of Mississinewa lettering in basketball and football, there was no baseball team at the time. He played Legion ball four years and accepted a baseball scholarship to IU where he led the team in hitting two of his three varsity seasons, and during his sophomore season led the Big Ten with a .384 average He played for Ernie Andres a 1999 Hall of Fame Inductee. He retired from teaching after 37 years in 1997.