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Paul L Wolf, 1938-1941 & 1956-1967 

Paul L Wolf 

Before becoming a coach for the school, Paul Wolf played shortstop. In 1924 the Sycamore stated:
Like a streak of lightning he holds down his place
With his "bottle bat" hits he massages each base
Though he seldom says much, though he's modest and quiet
His playing's so good that it creates a riot. (1924 Sycamore) 

This stellar baseball player of the 1925 team was honored with the Bigwood Baseball Trophy. No one will dispute that the award was given to the right person, for Paul has virtually won many a game for the school by his consistent hitting and brilliant fielding. (1926 Sycamore)

Paul Wolf graduated with a B.S. from Indiana State Teachers College, and a M.A. from Columbia Teachers College in 1932.

Paul Wolf retired from ISU in 1970 after 42 years of service in the athletic department. He played professional baseball in various leagues and managed the Quincy, IL, team in the Three-I loop. During his 17 years as baseball coach at ISU, he was named Indiana Collegiate Conference Coach of the Year four times, in 1958, 1963, 1966 and 1967. In 1970 he was awarded the Caleb Mills Distinguished Teaching award. He was a member of The Indiana State Teachers Association and the ISU Alumni Association.