Inductee — Ken Cox

kencoxKen  Cox

Class of 1988

Birthplace: Indianapolis, IN

Coach

Biography:

Education: Bachelor’s degree, Georgetown College, 1955; master’s degree, Indiana University, 1960

Career record: 440 wins with 210 losses. Seven sectional winners, four regional winners, two semi-state winners and one runners-up for state title. In 1981 Ken’s Ben Davis High School team won the state championship.

He played professional baseball for eight one-half years with the Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals organizations. IN 1952 he placed seventh as outstanding student of American Baseball Congress National Amateur Baseball. Bob Feller won the award. IN 1980 won the John “Casey” Etchison award for Connie Mack Baseball. In 1981 he was selected Indiana High School coach of the year. 1980-81 was coach for the North-South All Star games. Five time Marion county Coach of the Year and four time Conference Coach of the Year. In 1988 Ken was inducted into the Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame. Ken has also been inducted into the Georgetown College Hall of Fame.