Bob Gantt​

Basketball + Football
Inducted: 1978
  • Born in Durham, 1922 
  • Member of famous Durham High School basketball team that won three state titles
  • Played four years of football and three years of basketball at Duke University
  • All-American end in football in 1942
  • All-SC basketball center in 1943
  • Captured SC titles in shot put and discus in track and field
  • Won Teague Award as outstanding athlete in the Carolinas in 1942
  • Became first Duke player to play pro basketball, playing for Washington in 1947 and Sheboygan in 1948
  • College football and basketball official in the 1950s-1960s
  • Died in 1995