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These photographs show Topekan Charles (Chick) Gordon in three different basketball poses. Gordon was a standout athlete at Topeka High and Washburn University, excelling at both basketball and baseball. He lettered in basketball two years in high school (1945-46 and 1946-47) and was on Washburn's varsity basketball team all four of his college years. At both schools, Gordon was captain of the basketball team his senior year. In his final season at Washburn (1950-51), he led the team in scoring with 319 points and played a key role in helping the Ichabods secure the Central Intercollegiate Conference league championship. The photograph in which Gordon wears number 21 was taken while he was a member of the Topeka High Trojans varsity squad; this photo was published on page 66 of the 1947 Sunflower, the Topeka High yearbook. The other two photos were taken while Gordon was on the Washburn Ichabods team. Of those, the shooting pose appears on page 108 of the 1948 Washburn yearbook.

Date: Between 1945 and 1951

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Item Number: 308836
Call Number: 2015-010
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 308836

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