HOOP HISTORIANS
Committed to promoting goodwill through basketball


 




 

      
   MEET THE HOOP HISTORIANS
   
 

  AL BENNINGER
Residence:   Louisville, Kentucky
Birthday:  January 4
Honorary Member of the Hoop Historians since
2010


 
  
   HOOP HISTORIANS NEWS ARCHIVES
  
 
  
   HOOP HISTORIANS PHOTO GALLERY 
 
 
 
   FINAL FOUR REPLAY REVIEW
   
 
  
   HOOP HISTORIANS IN THE COMMUNITY
   
 
  
   HOOP HISTORIANS IN THE MEDIA
   
 
  
   CONSTITUTION AND BY-LAWS
   
 

A fixture at the Final Four that spans five decades, Benninger was the captain of the University of Louisville Stat Crew Team which has worked every NCAA Championship since 1969.  A 1957 graduate of U of L, Al returned to his alma mater and during his 45-year span working for the Cardinals, Al missed only five basketball games.  Benninger also worked as statistician for Louisville football since 1961, ABA basketball for the Kentucky Colonels, 13 consecutive NCAA Division II Championships and nine Orange Bowls.  Besides having the best seat in the house for athletic events,  Al likes to participate as well, as he was a Senior Olympic Champion winning the Golden 100 and 200 Meter Dashes.  Benninger started playing slow-pitch softball in 1954 and continues to play today and is the commissioner of the Louisville Senior Softball League. 


 




 

  
   OFFICERS AND COMMITTEES
   
 
  
   HOOP HISTORIANS HISTORY
   
 
  
   FUTURE NCAA TOURNAMENT SITES
   
 
  
   SOMEONE YOU SHOULD KNOW
   
 
  
   HOOP HISTORIANS TRIVIA
   
 
  
   MORE FUN STUFF
   
 
   
   APPLY TO BE A HOOP HISTORIAN
   
 
   
   ABOUT US
   
 
 
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Hoop Historians Biographies:    Fred Allman - Guy Baldwin - Steve Bennett - Al Benninger - Brian Burmeister - Judi Caldwell - Bill Carsley - Hersh Cherson - Dave DeGrace - Dennis DeGraff - Matt DeGraff - Gary DePerry - Cal Dilworth - Joe Flaherty - David Fray - Don Fromknecht - Michael Gant - John Genova - Carrie Gibbons - Mike Gibbons - Jim Harrick - Billy T Haynes - Bob Hutchings - Pat Irvine - Bill Jauss - Mike Johnson - Jim Jorgensen - Mike Kerry - Dorothy Kim - Surl Kim - Neil King - Joseph Klebon - Les Lombardi - Joseph Lyons - Don MacKay - Joe Makowski - Martin Makowski - Jim Martin - David Mateer - John Mayberry - John McCann - John P McCann - Kevin McCann - Dennis Mishko - Dennis Mishko Jr - Jillian Mishko - Samantha Mishko - Ted Murphy - Steve Newhouse - Ron Newton - Marianne Parrillo - Bren Petar - Ted Reineking - Jimmy Rogers - Mike Rossman - Al Sack - Darren Sack - Rick Schabowski - Larry Seitlin - Joe Spagnolo - Bob Stan - Tom Tallarito - Rose Tate - John Tierney - Dick Triptow - Vern Vegso - Jerry Wainwright - Gordon Welch - Frank Wilson - Bruce Ziemer