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Milan

Oscar Robertson
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Remember the Tigers: Crispus Attucks, 1955 State Basketball Champs

The players of Crispus Attucks High School wrote a new chapter in the book of Hoosier basketball lore—one in which underdogs could be kids from urban ghettos, could grow up shooting in alleys and parks, could be black and be a vital part of the glory of the game.

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Milan Miracle That Inspired Hoosiers Film Turns 60

The Hoosiers film crew couldn’t get quite enough warm bodies to fill the stands at Hinkle Fieldhouse for the championship game scenes, so they fudged with creative camera angles.

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Long Shot

Editor’s Note: As the IHSAA basketball championships tip off March 24, the hometown of the tournament’s most famous winning team has fallen on hard times. This feature on Milan originally appeared in the March 2011 issue. So there’s this picture. It’s of the 1954 Milan Indians, and it’s not the reserved, rigorously posed one everyone […]

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