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Clifton "Lefty" Byers

Byers starred in basketball for Kansas State University, Babe Didrickson’s All-Americans and Olson Swedes in barnstorming circles and for the Goodyear Wingfoots before becoming a Goodyear coach. Twice he directed Goodyear to National Basketball League titles while cementing an enduring name for himself in Akron industrial cage history with classic performances against archrival Firestone.

Inducted 1958 | Basketball