Hall of Fame Class: 1990

The first commissioner of the Eastern College Athletic Conference, Asa Smith Bucknell III served as secretary treasurer of the U.S. Olympic Committee from 1945 to 1965 and received the USOC's Olympic Torch Award in 1966 for his contributions to the Olympic Movement.
It was at an internment camp in the desert during World War II that Tommy Kono's asthma dissipated and he was introduced to weightlifting, eventually winning two Olympic gold medals and one silver.
Snubbed by the elite Diamond Sculls, Jack Kelly Sr. entered the Antwerp 1920 Olympic Games just to gain a measure of revenge. He did just that, claiming gold medals in the single and double scull.
Doctors were unable to determine the cause of Scott Hamilton's childhood illness; but his recovery included ice skating -- the impetus for his gold medal at the Sarajevo 1984 Olympic Winter Games.
A high school dropout, George Foreman entered the Job Corps program, a decision that led him to a successful boxing career and a gold medal at the Mexico City 1968 Olympic Games.
A swimmer who excelled at every stroke, Tracy Caulkins won gold medals in the 200- and 400-meter individual medley races as well as the 4x100 medley relay at the Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games.
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