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Leroy "Tommy" Tomkinson

Few historians will dispute the fact that Tomkinson was Akron U's first full-blown basketball star, predating the immortal Eddie Wentz and numbering among his teammates "Tumble" Crisp, "Scotty" Bierce and Art Knowlton - all Hall of Famers. Tommy earned nine letters in four sports and earned All-Ohio honors at quarterback and at forward his senior campaign of 1917-18.

Inducted 1957 | Football, Basketball