HOOP HISTORIANS
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  IN MEMORY

DICK TRIPTOW

November 3, 1922 - February 20, 2015
Elected to the Hoop Historians as an Honorary Member:  April, 2013

 
  
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Dick Triptow is a former professional basketball player and coach.  "Trip" played guard at DePaul University on Coach Ray Meyer's first team in 1942-1943; and also played five year professionally in the National Basketball Association and National Basketball League with the Chicago American Gears, Tri-Cities Blackhawks, Fort Wayne Pistons and Baltimore Bullets from 1944-1949.  He was the Head Basketball Coach of the Lake Forest College (IL) mens' team from 1959-1973.  Triptow has been honored by several Halls of Fame, receiving induction into the DePaul University Athletic Hall of Fame in its second induction class, the Chicago Catholic League Coaches Hall of Fame, the Illinois Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame and the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. 








 

  
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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