Oscar L. Olson - 1893

Inducted - 1975

  • Played baseball (first team) for Luther seven years in the Preparatory Department and college programs, and two more years as a faculty member
  • Played five positions and was captain for two years.
  • Played fullback in Luther's first intercollegiate football game in 1892
  • Professor of English, Luther College, 1901-1952
  • President, Luther College, 1921-1932
  • Appointed first two academically trained coaches with faculty status- Sigurd Reque and Hamlet Peterson