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Athletic Hall of Fame

Robert E. Springer

Robert E. Springer


At Rochester:

  • Lettered in soccer, basketball, and baseball in each of his four years, then earned one letter for golf
  • Captained both the soccer and baseball teams as a senior
  • Member of the Newman Club, German Club, and Delta Kappa Epsilon
  • Elected to Mendicants
  • Graduated from the University in 1941 with a B.A., emphasis on Pre-Med


  • Signed with the St. Louis Cardinals following graduation, but was drafted in the medical department of the U.S. Army for a one-year term
  • Spent most of his time as a staff member of Medical Officer Candidate School in Abilene, TX
  • Now works as a general insurance agent in Abilene, TX and was named Citizen of the Year in 1979