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Gil Bishop


Inducted February 1973

Born, San Jose, California. Raised in Shandon (Cal.). Graduate Paso Robles High School (baseball-basketball). A.B. San Jose State (Football-baseball captain). Masters degree, USC. U.S. Navy (Lt.jg). Coaching career (basketball, football, track): San Jose State, Placer JC, East Bakersfield HS, Bakersfield College. BC Athletic Director 1953-68. Retired Asst. Superintendent, Kern Community College District December, 1972. Past chairman, State JC Athletic Committee; member USA track and field committee; member Olympic track and field committee; Director 1965 USTFF Championships; Director 1967-70 AAU Track Championships; Cal Coaches Distinguished Service Award 1972; CIF Commendation Award 1972; television and radio commentator. Wife, Roberta; daughter, Janis; son Robin.