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Carl Bauer
Carl  Bauer

Last College:
Missouri AC

Position:
Contributor

Induction Year:
1982


Elected to Hall of Fame: 1982

Club: Missouri Athletic Club, Union League Club of Chicago

College: Germany & Washington University

High School: Germany

Playing Record: National Awards in Swimming

Coach:

  • Coached MAC to Junior AAU Nationals indoor and outdoor in 1949
  • Coached swimming and Water Polo at Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  • Coached Hall of Famer Richard "Hoot" Newman & National players Harry Queensen, Dr. John Carson & Don Cloony.
  • Coached from 1917 to 1962

Honors:

  • Father of Age Group Swimming 1918 - 8 to 18 yrs - Central US
  • Athletic Director of Missouri A.C. 1921 - 62
  • Rewrote 60 year old AAU rules for Water Polo
  • Awarded 1st American Red Cross Life Saving Emblem
  • Junior Chamber of Commerce Physical Fitness Leadership Award - 1968
  • Helms Athletic Foundation Swimming Hall of Fame 1965
  • Chairman National AAU Water Polo Committee 1948 - 50
  • Received AAU International Awards
  • Elected to ISHOF 1967

Personal:

  • Member of the Missouri Home Guard 1918
  • Professional mechanical engineer
  • Came to this country from Germany in 1913 at 19 yrs of age
  • Worked for Henry Stark Iron Works, Joplin MO, Western Electric Co, Chicago IL
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