HOOP HISTORIANS
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   MEET THE HOOP HISTORIANS
   
 

  LARRY BAKER

Residence:  Chicago, Illinois
Birthday:  August 1
Final Fours Attended: (44) -- 1976-2019

Member of the Hoop Historians since 2019

 
  
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Larry has had a long career in being close to the game of basketball for the past five decades. In addition to attending 44 straight Final Fours, Baker served as Public Address Announcer and Special Assistant to the Athletic Director for Boys Basketball games at Lane Tech High School in Chicago. Larry was the Public Address Announcer for the Chicago Skyliners basketball team, during their inaugural season in the American Basketball Association in 2000-2001. In addition to attending 135 consecutive Final Four games, Baker has seen the early rounds of NCAA Tournament play in Carbondale, Lawrence, Los Angeles, Dayton, Saint Louis, Milwaukee, Rosemont, Chicago, San Diego and Memphis. Larry is also a season ticket holder for various professional and college teams.


 


Click Here for Larry Baker's NCAA Tournament Game Log


 

 


 

  
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Hoop Historians Biographies:    Fred Allman - Larry Baker - 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 - Roland Hemond - Bob Hutchings - Pat Irvine - Bill Jauss - Mike Johnson - Mike Kerry - Dorothy Kim - Surl Kim - Neil King - Joseph Klebon - Steve Lavin - 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 - Richie Schueler Larry Seitlin - Joe Spagnolo - Bob Stan - Paul Swanson - Tom Tallarito - Rose Tate - John Tierney - Dick Triptow - Vern Vegso - Jerry Wainwright - Gordon Welch - Frank Wilson - Raymond Zebro - Bruce Ziemer