Johnny Bass to Enter Indiana’s Basketball Hall of Fame

In Blog, Community News on March 27, 2015 by Community Expert Team
Johnny Bass to Enter Indiana’s Basketball Hall of Fame

Johnny Bass, the man who led Greenwood High School to its first section championship back in 1941, is finally being entered into the Indian Basketball Hall of Fame.

According to the IndyStar, Bass was Johnson County’s top scorer for three straight years and was named Indiana’s Mr. Basketball in 1941.

Bass never went on to play college or professional ball. When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor and America entered World War II, Bass enlisted in the Army and fought in Europe. After he returned to Greenwood for a quiet life and retired from a manufacturing job in 1986.

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